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SM465 input shaft has play in it - problem?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by djohnsn, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. djohnsn

    djohnsn 1/2 ton status

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    I am getting ready to swap a SM465/NP205 into my Blazer. Everything inside the 465 seems to be in good shape except the input shaft has some play in it. Is it normal to be able to wiggle the input shaft slightly or does this suggest a problem?
     
  2. BlueBlazer

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    The pilot bushing supports the other end, so no its not a problem unless its excessive.
     
  3. Blazer1970

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    It is normal.
     
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    Mine does the same, happy to hear it's normal /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
  5. djohnsn

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    That is good to know. Thanks for the help.
     

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