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Where the front part of the drive shaft and the rear drive shaft meet there is a rubber boot of some sort near the bracket between the two what is this called there is lots of play there i can move the drive shaft by hand . I noticed a noise when driving last night

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The rubber between the 2 drive shafts is called a carrier bearing i just changed it. It's a dealer part only cost about 275.00.

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    The rubber between the 2 drive shafts is called a carrier bearing i just changed it. It's a dealer part only cost about 275.00.

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    The rubber between the 2 drive shafts is called a carrier bearing i just changed it. It's a dealer part only cost about 275.00.

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Could be a carrier bearing, that bearing supports the shaft in place.

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    It's the carrier bearing i just change it on my 05 equinox

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