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2003 chevy s10 2wd- shop had replaced leaf springs because one broke due to an accident. frame ok alignment not much needed.. after driving a week rear end got loud on acceleration. now rear end differential had to be replaced and thedrive shaft needs to be repaired due to vibration. 121K miles never had a problem. hat do i do

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These are most likely part of the accident damage. While you are fixing this double check to make sure that the axle on the side that was hit isn't bent as well. Also check the axle tubes from the differential to make sure they aren't bent either. An accident that had enough force to break a spring and bend a driveshaft is strong enough to bend the other parts as well. Been there, done that, got the T-shirt. Check the axle and tubes carefully and be sure. Hope this helps.

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