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Cv slop and vibration

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by tacomakid96, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. Apr 10, 2011 at 11:07 AM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    So I replaced my cv last week and havnt had any problems. Well I was on a rough road yesterday and now it get vibs from 40 to 50 mph. I looked under my truck and where the cv going into the differential there is space and I can move the cv back and fourth probably 2 to 3 centimeters. did the rough road cause my cv to come loose or something?
     
  2. Apr 10, 2011 at 11:10 AM
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    Are you sure you seated the clip all the way when installing the CV?
     
  3. Apr 10, 2011 at 11:13 AM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Ya I double checked it to before putting everything back together. But I'm thinking the rough road maybe tweeked the ring
     
  4. Apr 10, 2011 at 11:24 AM
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    maybe. I've actually never replaced a CV so Im not really familiar with how they work. Maybe someone else will chime in with more info.
     
  5. Apr 10, 2011 at 11:31 AM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    I hope so because I'm pissed I'm going to have to take it all apart again

    Thanks tho stephen
     
  6. Apr 10, 2011 at 3:00 PM
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    tacomakid96 [OP] Can you skin Grizz, pilgram?

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    Does anyone know where I can get a new snap ring just in case that is the problem?
     
  7. Apr 10, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    You should not be able to pull it out of the transmission by hand.
     
  8. Apr 10, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    free bump for ya OP
     
  9. Apr 11, 2011 at 2:26 AM
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    Look in one of the dealer's online parts catalogs. The snap ring should be in there.

    The snap ring should hold the half shaft in with enough tension to require a pry bar to pull it out.
     
  10. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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    Ok, I'm going to pull it and replace it with a new snap ring.
     
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