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Q: Driveshaft fell out

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The long piece that rotates between both the front wheel drive and the rear wheel drive fell completely out and the frame that holds that piece together cracked.

A: Hi. It sounds like a u-joint has failed on ...

Hi. It sounds like a u-joint has failed on your driveshaft. The drive shaft and the yokes on both ends can be damaged when a u-joint fails completely. At this point, the driveshaft and u-joints will need replaced. The flanges and yokes on the transmission and rear differential will need to be inspected for damage. If you need further assistance, I recommend you have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, replace the driveshaft and repair any other failing components.

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