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Old 09-25-2009, 12:27 PM   #1
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Default How often do you guys change your U-Joints?

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Driveshaft u joints or front axle wheel ujoints
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Old 09-25-2009, 12:52 PM   #3
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Really, I'm not trying to sound like a Richard Cranium, but when they are loose.
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Drive shaft U joints, and sometimes I change parts before they wear out so I won't be left stranded on the side of the road.
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When they break and the shaft falls out. That is why I have 4wd.. when one shaft falls out you can still drive home.

Ok.. not really. Usually when they loose. Infact mine are probably getting close to needing replacing.
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I never change a U-joint as preventive maintenance. When one gets loose or starts causing vibes, I will swap it out with a new one.
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Speaking of ujoints i started to get a noise while tuning into parking spaces last week and then yesterday when driving about 5 to 10 mph i started to get a noise in the front.

Went out and checked my front wheel u joints and they were loose as can be you can wiggle the shaft all over so time for a weekend project.
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115,000 miles and finally needed changing.
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I never change a U-joint as preventive maintenance. When one gets loose or starts causing vibes, I will swap it out with a new one.
Same here.
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Same here.
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