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front driveshaft/transfer case question

so Ive been having a noise happening from take off... sounded like the front of my rear driveshaft. my dad and I checked it out lastnight and found the rear u-joint was toast... replaced it, then after checking around underneath we noticed the front driveshaft where it meets the transfercase has about 1/4-1/2 inch of play in it if you push and pull up and down... my stupid question is thats not supposed to be like that right? dad's ram dosnt do that but I wasnt 100% sure about it. Thank you
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Mine has some play in it too.
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ok thats what I was thinking. the noise has stopped so far
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in the ujoint or in the yoke? that seems like too much play IMO
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the u-joint
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then i would think the ujoint needs replaced, those things should be TIGHT
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Ujoints are cheap 15 bucks
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sounds good, Ill do that one this week too then, the rear one had half a cap missing and there was no grease or bearings in any of them lol
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lol and it didnt break? hopefully you fixed that ASAP
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haha it didnt! yeah I took dad's truck and got a new one asap. he said he disnt know how I drove it there!
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then i would think the ujoint needs replaced, those things should be TIGHT
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I thought you were talking about the other end, tcase end.

Good thing you caught that broken one.
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