I also made a very sharp wedge from a chisel and rammed it hard on the other side to seoarate the hub. Once the drive shaft has been removed, Remove the nut that holds the drive shaft yoke and slid the yoke off the differential shaft. Best price on the internet also!!!! Now I've changed ball joints, bearings, shocks, tires, rod ends, stabilizer. Worn or Faulty Engine, Transmission or Suspension Mounts May Be a Cause for Vibration or Noise Which May be Incorrectly Attributed to a Worn or Faulty Axle Assembly. They have been looking for a fix for 4 months on my vehicle and they still don't have a clue as to the problem or solution. Afterwards, the contact was driving 5mph and the driveshaft disengaged falling from the axle pocket onto the ground.
Since 1918, Dorman Products has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement parts, hardware and fasteners. The axle shafts were in excellent shape. Replace your aged or defective part, today. There are 4 bolts that hold the driveshaft to the rear differential. Once you have the bolts out the shaft should come loose.
I hate to take this truck to arbitration knowing Dodge will resell it again and some other inocent fool will buy it and could get killed in it. In looking at the fax from S. If you have questions about the replacement part, count on AutoZone for trustworthy advice provided by helpful staff. My truck has a vibration that can be felt going over bumps, where instead of a bum and done. Good luck and hope this helps. No information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. The steering wheel on extended trips will make your hands go numb from the vibration! I think these were failures due to the high frequency vibration.
I have taken the vehicle in to my local dealership several times they had the driveshaft balenced from the local driveshaft shop they say that they have called star tech and that they are working on the problem but still I have a vibration that cannot be fixed. It is the sole responsibility of the viewer to assume this risk. If not, remove the drive shaft. Today is the second time that they are replacing drive shaft. Once you disconnected the shaft the transmission won't hold the truck anymore. The vibration is from around 25 to 40 mph and the again at 70 or so. I did now know this at the time I bought this vehicle.
Or could this be the culprit of my shaking!? These reviews are from anyone who purchased those parts, in this case a Driveshaft, so you can feel confident that you know what you are buying. If it is a centre that is bolted in from the back then undo all the bolts around the cast housing and pull of that way. I took it back the next day after driving 150 miles asked for a different vehicle I have owned a lemon Dodge before I just did not want the headache of a problem vehicle. It also connects other mechanical parts of the drivetrain that can't otherwise be connected due to space or movement needs. Good luck and hope this helps. You may need to tap on it a little with a rubber mallet if it has not been changed before or if you don't have one, place a 2X4 piece of wood on the shaft as close to the rearend as possible and tap it with a regular hammer.
You may need to tap on it a little with a rubber mallet if it has not been changed before or if you don't have one, place a 2X4 piece of wood on the shaft as close to the rearend as possible and tap it with a regular hammer. . That should be all there is to hold the headlight in place. To get all in one is a heck of deal! Feb 17, 2014 It is fairly straight forward. Once the drive shaft has been removed, Remove the nut that holds the drive shaft yoke and slid the yoke off the differential shaft. Braking, felt int he steering wheel. Also, my dashboard is starting to rattle.
That should be all there is to hold the headlight in place. After the shaft falls loose simply pull the shaft toward the rearend and it should slide right out. The South Alabama service district manager, joe soblinaki, told me this was the first year for the new 4 wheel drive setup. If not, remove the drive shaft. Felt at higher speeds, going down the highway at 65 horrible ride. All Replacement brand items are backed by 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.
Soak everything with penetrant, loosen the bolts a few turns and try hitting right on the bolt heads. Dealer had to order parts and were backordered. The dealer replaced U-joins and the rear drive shaft a few times. Posted on Apr 10, 2010 remove the axles --- remove the drive shaft. I was worried that the splines may not be the correct size. All do-it-yourself projects entail some risk. Once you have the bolts out the shaft should come loose.
Model is 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 hd, cummins 600 diesel, 4 speed automatic transmission, 4 wheel drive, shift on the fly, quad cab, short wheel base. My concern is that the bad part in the drive train will eventually fail and possibly lock up the drive train causing me to lose control of the vehicle. I also made a very sharp wedge from a chisel and rammed it hard on the other side to seoarate the hub. Obtained copy of fax from S. There are 4 bolts that hold the driveshaft to the rear differential.
The truck is only two years old and only has in the range of 60,000 miles on it. This Replacement Driveshaft supports most import and domestic vehicles. Soak everything with penetrant, loosen the bolts a few turns and try hitting right on the bolt heads. See product for application and installation details. That will let you slid the differential from the axle housing once you unbolt the differential from the axle housing.