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Carrier Bearing Help

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by THROUGHITALLDUDE, Jan 11, 2011.

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What do you think

Poll closed Feb 10, 2011.
  1. Replace Carrier Bearing

    5 vote(s)
    55.6%
  2. Greasing it prob did the trick dont worry too much

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    44.4%
  1. Jan 11, 2011 at 2:41 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    Ok so about a week ago did a tranny flush everything went great.....but last night my GF noticed that in reverse my truck would squeak really bad and it was only in reverse....so I went under and lubed up my leaf springs figuring they were like the problem like always but they werent. Then the sound starting sound like my rear tires were rubbing something, but they werent. So I than grabbed the WD40 to try and locate the problem well i sprayed the carrier bearing drove around in reverse and after a little bit it went away. So i drove home and it came back bc i only use WD40 and just right now I used some grease around the carrier bearing U joint and had to drive it around in reverse and it finally went away.

    My question is....Is my Carrier bearing blown or do they sometimes need to be lubed up?.....Also if greasing is fine is what I did to it ok or is there another alternative?
     
  2. Jan 11, 2011 at 2:55 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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  3. Jan 11, 2011 at 3:01 PM
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    I show 14 minutes since the original post. Patience grasshopper!
     
  4. Jan 11, 2011 at 3:06 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    lol my bad this is just kinda freaking me out cause it came out of nowhere
     
  5. Jan 11, 2011 at 3:08 PM
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  6. Jan 11, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE [OP] Someone didnt put the tailgate down!

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    :mad: :p
     
  7. Jan 11, 2011 at 10:33 PM
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    Update: so earlier I put grease on my finger and just rubbed it around the carrier bearing and where the shaft mean. The noise is gone . I do have a little play in the shaft but that is normal play.... so I dont know what the next step is but its totally silent now..l also I was under the truck and could not find a damn ZERK for the life of me I saw the little pins that are on the ends of the shafts do I have to take those out to find the zerks????
     
  8. Jan 11, 2011 at 10:50 PM
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    lets see if this picture gets more views for my questions lol
     
  9. Jan 11, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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  10. Jan 11, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    aagghh you dragged me in, lol. I'm not sure what you should do I just wanted to see the pic.
     
  11. Jan 11, 2011 at 10:58 PM
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  12. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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    Those are some epic boobs. ohh yeah carrier bearing, um boobs are better. Well they don't have a zerk. You can tell if they are bad if you get a vibration in your drive train.
     
  13. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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  14. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:16 PM
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  15. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:20 PM
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    I'd replace it if the grease did shut it up cuz it is a sealed bearing. Bearing is basically going to be telling you again soon with a vibration feeling. You got 5 years out of it. Offroad and water kills them.
     
  16. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:21 PM
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    no i know there is no zerks on the Carrier i thought there would be some at least somewhere on the shaft well I went back out there and Realized that where my angle was on the carrier bearing the rubber boot was being rubbed by the shaft which was rotating which was making the continuing squeak noise only in reverse because when you reverse the shaft shifts a little so I need to get a carrier drop kit to fix that angle because of my lift.

    I only put a little grease around the outside of the boot and that made that noise stop because its not longer just rubber to metal
     
  17. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:25 PM
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    dude I never use punctuation outside of school. lol UCR has burnt me out and you should know that mike lol
     
  18. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:25 PM
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  19. Jan 11, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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  20. Jan 12, 2011 at 7:14 AM
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    I bought an aftermarket bearing from my local driveshaft place. It was 63 dollars out the door. very easy install, the 01-04 Carrier Bearing is the same according to the book. If you go to the stealership and buy one bring some of that lube for your A$$. To repalce it is not that hard if you have a buddy and some decent mechanic skills. MARK YOUR DRIVESHAFT..... it is a few hour job but can be done in the garage with basc tools.
     
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