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Trailblazer carrier bearing

My front driveshaft is wobbleling around making a banging noise I think its the carrier bearing , but I cant find it anywhere

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You can't find it because the carrier is inside the differential housing! Do not throw around terms you know nothing about! Why don't you just tell us what the symptoms are instead of trying to make mechanic talk?

Posted on Apr 17, 2014

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SOURCE: how do you get the carrier bearing off the

You have to take it to a shop and have it pressed off.

Posted on Sep 04, 2009

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SOURCE: need to replace driveshaft carrier bearing, will not come off transmission end.

First mark the relationship of the two yokes and then remove the universal joint. Now that's done remove the retainer clip from the top of the slip yoke and gently tap the slip yoke out being careful not to damage the splines on the shaft. the bearing that ins on there is pressed in so (A) you can bring it to someone with a press or (B) use a gear/ pulley puller. If you attempt this take your time and have patience don't break anything and think safety first.

Posted on Jan 05, 2010

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SOURCE: replace carrier bearing on driveshaft

the carrier bearing is a press off and press on bearing. drop the 2 mount bolts remove the 2 rear u bolts and take the front half to the auto parts store. takes about 2 minutes to presss on and off

Posted on Nov 06, 2010

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SOURCE: removed driveshaft had u joints

need to re-balance the drive shaft and or it's been installed incorrectly.

Posted on Jan 07, 2011

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You will need to check things logically. Run the truck in the air and note where the vibration is at. Take the wheels OFF and put a few lug nuts to hold the rotors on, take the truck to 45mph or whatever the vibration is the worst. is it still there? if its gone, check wheels/ tires. if its still there, check rotors, axles. A drive shaft will make a rapid vibration at low speeds since it turns 3 to 4 times faster than the wheels. does it vibrate on or off the gas? Can you power through the vibration like go 60 and then coast back through? You have replaced a lot of parts that would not cause vibrations. Are you just changing parts willy nilly or is someone actually checking and verifying that these parts really bad?

Posted on Aug 26, 2011

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1) Flat level surface, chock the front tires.

2) Jack the rear up just until the tires clear.
USE jack stands. (DO NOT EVER just depend on a jack)

3) Remove the rear bolts holding the rear U-joint in.
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