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Carrier bearing play.....

I looked under my truck and saw my carrier bearing has some play in it. I can pick up the driveshaft around the bearing area, and can push it up about 1/2" or better. I am thinking this is bad. I have never any experience with these before. The rubber section around the bearing is loose inside the "U" shaped peice. Is this good or bad?

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The is supposed to be a little bit of play in them

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1/2" up and down?

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Im not sure if thats too much or not without crawling under it myself.

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Ok, I might have ask some other PSD owners at the store next time I am there and ask to see theirs. haha....

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I'd say a half inch is too much.... you should be able to move it only slightly.

I just changed mine out, same year as yours. Not a bad job. If you're lifted, might as well shim it at the same time.

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Not lifted at all. But, I will leave it alone and monitor it since the guru has spoken. hehe.

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Not lifted at all. But, I will leave it alone and monitor it since the guru has spoken. hehe.
Did he tell you not to worry a few days ago when you asked

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well, he said it wouldnt be causing my vibration. I didnt specifically ask if it was bad or not. I didnt mention the play it had.

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