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Old 03-02-2011, 06:55 PM
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Default HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

Was un-doing my flip kit, and im leaking crazy red fluid, from where the drive shaft meets the tranny. There is a u joint close to the tranny, and into the transmission there is a shaft that has slid out, not all the way, but about 8 or so inches. I can see that the shaft is shiny, and that is where the fluid is coming from. Can i just push it back in? Have i broken a seal? Has anyone had this happen?
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:56 PM
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Was un-doing my flip kit, and im leaking crazy red fluid, from where the drive shaft meets the tranny. There is a u joint close to the tranny, and into the transmission there is a shaft that has slid out, not all the way, but about 8 or so inches. I can see that the shaft is shiny, and that is where the fluid is coming from. Can i just push it back in? Have i broken a seal? Has anyone had this happen?
Red fluid- transmission fluid.
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Old 03-02-2011, 06:56 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

slip yoke. just slide it back in and your golden.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:14 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

Does the fluid mean i just moved a seal? is there supposed to be fluid in the slip yoke?
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:16 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

its pretty much a plug, you slide it back in and it stops leaking.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:18 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

Newbies make me happy...lol

Glad we were able to help you though. I freaked out the first time that happened to me as well.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:21 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

word. first time i was like 18 and blew a rear end, pulled the driveshaft, and the yoke fell out, i thought i fucked up big time.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:24 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

^lol you STILL fucked up big time with a blown rear...been there done that
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:25 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

had it done at a shop they messed up the diff, i got an 8.8 and swapped it in
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:25 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

The yoke on my drive shaft started to wear out so I did the cowardly thing and had the dealership replace the whole drive shaft, now I'm good to go. What is a flip kit? I'm still new to the truck group.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:27 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

how you lower the truck, you put the axle over the springs.
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Old 03-02-2011, 07:30 PM
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Default Re: HELP! Driveshaft slides out of transmission?

Speaking of which, wanna buy one?
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