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Re: Driveline U-Joint Question
> Has anyone replaced the U-joint in the driveline of their 200 TQ? The Bentley
> says that the driveline should not be repaired, but replaced as a unit. Is
> there something special about this U-joint or can it be replaced like normal
> U-joints. Any suggestions or experiences would be helpful.
> Fred L. DeRoos....................
The front U-joint went out in my 87 5kCSTQ at about 110k miles. My
mechanic replaced it with the rear joint from a donor driveshaft;
apparently both u-joints are the same. By the way, he claims the reason
for most failures is lack of routine lubrication.