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Driveshaft rebalance after center bearing replacement?


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Replacing center bearing and flex disc on my 04CTT. Should the shaft be rebalanced before reinstalling it? Don't want to spend extra money on this but not sure it's necessary. I did not have a catastrophic failure of the shaft.

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Replacing center bearing and flex disc on my 04CTT. Should the shaft be rebalanced before reinstalling it? Don't want to spend extra money on this but not sure it's necessary. I did not have a catastrophic failure of the shaft.

If you are just replacing the bearing and have not other damage, it should not be necessary.

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Mechanic couldn't get the bearing centered and gave up after two tries and failures. Pretty sure he screwed up two of the bearings and the new boots. Doesn't seem that hard to me but I went ahead and ordered the reman unit from Vertex. I lost money on the parts from ECS however all my labor is comped for this job and the previous vacuum line install behind the engine cowl.

Still seems like a very straightforward job and my mech talked me out of getting the entire driveshaft reman and swapping it out in the first place. So he was wrong.

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