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There seems to be some play in rear u-joint on my 93 S10 Blazer. Lots of vibration when going over 30 mph. In looking at it, I am not sure how to remove the drive shaft from the back end of the transmission. Any special trick or instructions? There is bound to be a seal there. Must that be replaced also. I also understand it is a little tough to remove the u-joints from the shaft. Again, any helpful information. Thanks, Nick

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There should 4 little bolts remove theme,from both end theres no seals on either side just be careful when u pull from tranny side youll loose some fluid (all over u if your not careful)the u joints r pretty simple if u have a vise they have little round clips you pop out then put a socket on the end of the joint hammer away or vise it will pop out one side at a time its hard for me to expain but if u know basic mech it will come to you while your down there loosen the little bolts the shaft will slide right outta the tranny,if u got vibration it might b the weight fell off or off balance you may need to get it machined and rebalanced

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Testimonial: "To whom it may concern. I appreciate your explanation on the u-joint repair. It was very understandable. Good luck to you. Nick"

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