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Drive Shaft making weird noises?

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by MMazz365, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. Jun 12, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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    MMazz365

    MMazz365 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The other day driving in 1st and 2nd gear low RPMs i heard this odd ticking noise... i lifted my rear wheels off the ground with a jack and when the section of drive shaft coming out of my rear diff. spins at a certain point it'd almost like rub and make a squeek... when it spins faster it starts to tick. i checked the U joints and it has no play in it and theyre lubed up... any suggestions?
     
  2. Jun 12, 2011 at 9:55 PM
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    MMazz365

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    I dont think so bec it almost sounds like its inside but im not sure
     
  3. Jun 13, 2011 at 5:55 AM
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    skytower

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    Pull the driveshaft and flex the u-joints. They should be smooth. Any sign of resistance, noise, grittiness=replacement.
     
  4. Jun 13, 2011 at 3:12 PM
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    will do thankss
     
  5. Jun 13, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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    mine made a ticking noise only in reverse one of three bad at 94000
     
  6. Jun 13, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    A ball joint press will make short work of u-joints. Measure the u-joint cup size, the size of the ear that holds the joint, and the size of the press' cups to make sure it fits. The cups on the press must fit on the ear to make room for the ujoint cup.
     
  7. Jun 14, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    MMazz365

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    I brought my truck into the dealer and they said that my u joint is "broken" and I'm getting a whole new drive shaft in 2 days covered under warenty .... sweet !
     
  8. Jun 14, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    Nice. Less work for you!
     
  9. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:13 PM
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    MMazz365

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    Update.... truck got finished today... now they say apparently that internally in the drive shaft a gear sheared but all under warenty
     
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