View Full Version : front drive shaft in jeep

11-21-2009, 05:40 PM
The front driveshaft in my jeep has a side play. Is that normal ? If so how much play should it have and if not can I replace it?:confused0006:

11-21-2009, 05:53 PM
is the play in your Ujoints?
cause then you just replace them.
where is the play exactly? might help the rest of us help you

11-21-2009, 05:58 PM
check u joitns at both ends, check for play at pinion yoke, you may also get some play from the slip spline shaft.

11-21-2009, 06:12 PM
sorry...forgot to say play in the slip joint... replaced a ujoint. So when it was in place there was side play in the slip joint. How much side play is alowable

11-21-2009, 06:27 PM
slip will move side up down under over just shoot some grease in it should be all good your clunk might go away if you grease it to...........when my jeep clunks its time for grease

11-21-2009, 06:29 PM
Ok thanks.

11-21-2009, 06:33 PM
check your axle u joints there should be no play aswell.......

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