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play in the pinion, ring gear mesh, bad?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, May 7, 2003.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    I just climbed under my truck to check my u joint since i have a good vibration going. Check it... nothing wrong wiht it. I starting turning my driveshaft when I realize I don't htink I shoudl be able to do this. Should I be able to turn my driveshaft about 1/4 - 1/2" either way before it hits the ring gear?
     
  2. Shaggy

    Shaggy 3/4 ton status

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    <font color="green"> It's more than likely slack in the spiders and axleshaft splines. Should be fine. </font>
     
  3. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    my friend thinks my spiders are done. I agree seeing as it chirps the tire like a tight posi going around corners but umm its open.
     

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