How long is the drive shaft on 2000 Chevy Silverado?

How long is the drive shaft on 2000 Chevy Silverado?

Notes: Rear, Standard cab pickup. Manual transmission. 6 6″ bed length (78 in). 119″ wheelbase.

How do you measure a drive shaft?

How To Measure for a Driveshaft

  1. End yoke to end yoke (Measure from the center of one U-Joint to the center of the other U-Joint)
  2. Spline to end yoke (Measure from the tip of the spline to the center of the U-Joint)
  3. Flange to flange (Measure from the face of the first flange to the face of the 2nd Flange)

Can I drive Silverado without front drive shaft?

Can you drive a 4WD truck without a front or rear driveshaft? Remove the damaged drive shaft and lock the center differential. This will allow the transfer box to transfer power to the front or rear driveshaft. You will be able to safely drive the vehicle in front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive mode.

Can you drive without a front drive shaft?

You can drive the vehicle indefinitely in this mode with one driveshaft removed. Never drive with one driveshaft removed unless the CDL is locked; you can burn up the viscous coupler in vehicles so equiped, but also the vehicle will roll even if the transmission is Park (unless the Emergency brake is engaged).

How do I know if my drive shaft bearings are bad?

Signs that indicate your center support bearing needs to be replaced include: Noises such as squealing and grinding, especially when the vehicle is slowing down. Lack of performance when steering or an overall resistance when driving. A shuddering feeling from your vehicle while you are accelerating after a stop.

How much play should there be in a driveshaft?

@parzival some movement is definitely expected and 1/16th of an inch seems to be within those tolerances. Make sure that you do not get a vibration sound (thumping) while driving which would be a more common for that bearing.

How do I know if my front drive shaft is bad?

Signs of a bad driveshaft/drivetrain

  1. Vibrations from under the vehicle. A common symptom of a failing driveshaft is an intense shaking coming from underneath the vehicle.
  2. Difficulty turning.
  3. Loud clunking noise.
  4. Car shudders upon acceleration.
  5. Squeaking noise.
  6. Clicking or knocking noise.

Should the front drive shaft spin in 2WD?

Yes both driveshafts should spin in 2wd. You can grab the front driveshaft when it’s spinning in 2wd and it will stop. This is a normal condition.