I'm replacing my CV shafts, 01 Grand Prix. I slid the new one onto the drivers side and locked it in place with the retaining c clip. The CV shaft is locked in, because I can't pull it back out.
But the CV shaft has a little in and out play where it sets into the transmission. Not the actual plunge joint on the CV shaft, I know that moves in and out. But where the splines of the CV shaft meet into the splines on the transmission. I can wiggle it in and out maybe like a quarter inch tops and it makes a little knocking sound when I do it.
I don't remember the old one having any play, but I didn't really check. Is this normal?