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post #1 of (permalink) Old 07-01-2007, 09:53 AM Thread Starter
 
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Question 88 YJ Clacking

My drive shaft got seperated and the plastic on the splines got damaged. I put it back together and all seemed well except some nasty vibration. I had the drive shaft rebuilt and now there is a LOUD clack clack clack that seems to be coming from the transfer case. I took the driveshaft back to the driveshaft rebuilders and they replaced a zerk fitting but the clack is still there. could the rebuilt driveshaft screw up the transfer case or tranny?
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Is the Jeep lifted?

If so, how many inches?
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[QUOTE=axerx;1508803]My drive shaft got seperated.......QUOTE]


how bout a little history, like, HOW did the driveshaft... "got separated"......

could go a long way towards getting good advice/ideas

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2 inch lift, rear tire got hit by a pt cruzer replaced rear end with salvage but it didnt start the clacking unyill I had the drive shaft worked on
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Instead of just taking the driveshaft back to the rebuilders, take the entire vehicle to them. They should be able to spot the trouble right off.
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If you're Jeep was wacked out by that PT-Cruiser... there could be more damage. I'd be looking also at the frame, and the drivetrain mounts, as well as the angle alignment of the axle to the transfer case output.
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They just do drive trains off the vehical, It is going to cost me $75 to take it to the 4x4 shop
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Then do as LEVE said, LOOK!

But if you don't see anything wrong, you'll need someone that knows what to look for and how to check it.

You could spent lots more money on it and still not fix it just by throwing parts at it.

$75 seems high just to diagnose it, drive, listen, and look.
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I lifted the rear end (jack stands) put it in gear and got under it with a stethiscope and the only internal noise is at the transfer case near the drive shaft. I thought $75 was to high thats why i'm here
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where you from? Could be someone on here local that can take a look to..

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