Inspect Front Drive Shaft Assembly

a. Check to see that there is no remarkable play in the outboard joint.

b. Check to see that the inboard joint slides smoothly in the thrust direction.

c. Check to see that there is no remarkable play in the radial direction of the inboard joint. Check the boots for damage.

Toyota Tacoma Remove Front Drive Shaft

Fig. 6: Inspecting Front Drive Shaft Assembly Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

Fig. 6: Inspecting Front Drive Shaft Assembly Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

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