How do I know what rear end my Jeep has?

Look at the inscription of the plug to find out the style of the rear end. In this example, Rich has a “Dana” style rear end. To determine if it is a 35 or 44 Dana, look at the web area to the right of the plug to locate the number.

How do you change the U joint on a Jeep Cherokee?

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How many U joints does a Jeep Cherokee have?

you will most likely need two spicer 297x front axle shaft joints and five spicer 1310 drive shaft joints.

What are symptoms of a bad U joint?

Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Universal Joint (U-Joint)Squeaking noise when starting to move (forward or reverse) “Clunk” with a ringing sound when shifting from Drive to Reverse. Vibration felt throughout the vehicle while moving forward at speed. Transmission fluid leaks from the rear of the transmission. Vehicle cannot move under its own power; driveshaft dislocated.

How do I know if my driveline is vibrating?

If the speed of your vibration occurs at less than 30 MPH and changes between accelerating and coasting, it is driveline angle. If it occurs at 50 MPH or more with no change between accelerating and coasting, it is most likely propeller shaft balance/matching.

How much does it cost to replace a driveshaft?

You can usually expect to pay between $320 and $750 for the average cost of the parts, while the cost of the labor is between $150 and $190. If you have a rear wheel or four wheel drive car, then the price of the broken drive shaft repair cost will be much higher.

Can you drive with a bad driveshaft?

A faulty drive shaft can keep the wheels from turning properly, which makes it hard for you to make turns. This problem limits your overall control of your vehicle. Any issues that can prevent you from driving your car properly should be addressed immediately for safe driving and continued vehicle use.

Can I drive my 4×4 without the rear drive shaft?

Can you drive a 4WD truck without a front or rear drive shaft? Yes, this is possible if you drive a traditional 4WD with a lockable center differential. Remove the damaged drive shaft and lock the center differential. This will allow the transfer box to transfer power to the front or rear drive shaft.