[Healeys] Universal joints
eyera3000 at gmail.com
Thu May 30 11:07:53 MDT 2013
yes, I would replace as a pair.
Get under car, grab drive shaft and push up and down, side to side. There
should be no play. Also spin the rear wheel and listen for bearing noises
in the u joints.
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On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Simon Lachlan <simon.lachlan at homecall.co.uk
> Is there a practicable way of checking the UJs whilst they are in situ?
> What are the signs of wear?
> Does one normally replace them as a pair? (Mine are not a pair; one has a
> nipple whilst the other does not).
> How long do these things normally last in moderately used and well
> maintained conditions?
> Any other UJ points that I've neglected....?
> Am going on a long trip soon and am getting a bit paranoid about what to
> service/replace etcetc.
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