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How important is it to replace my rear u joint?

The rear u joint on my 2012 rav4 has some play in it...such that it seems like it it time to replace it. The car makes no noise and has no vibration and the car is almost always in FWD anyways. Is ...
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Can a greasable U-Joint showing stiffness be "saved" by greasing

I recently pulled the driveshaft off my 1986 Dodge B250 van, expecting to replace one or both universal joints. I was surprised to see they both have zerks, so can be serviced (sure wish I'd noticed ...
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Where to look first for "rhythmic" vibration under load

This is in an older Dodge B250 Van, with the Chrysler 318/5.2L v8 engine, not fuel injected. On a recent long drive, I began to notice the van has what I can only describe as a "rhythmic" ...
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Vibration following replacement of universal joints on drive shaft of rear wheel drive vehicle

I recently replaced the 2 universal joints on the drive shaft of my rear wheel drive Lancer station wagon (instead of the entire drive shaft). small welding tacks were done to keep them in place. ...
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Proper way to install a U-Joint

I recently posted this question about finding the proper U-Joint for my truck (Chevrolet Silverado EC/SB 1500 4x4 Z71 LT3 L33). I'm planning on purchasing U-Joints which have zerks in them, so I can ...
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U-Joints for a Pickup

I am in need of U-Joints for my 06 Chevy Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed Z71 LT3 L33 4L60e pickup truck. The issue I'm having is, when I looked it up on (my go to site), I found there ...
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