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Re: Is it normal for the drive shaft to move in an out by half an inch??

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Originally Posted by justonemoreproject View Post
I noticed that my driveshaft moves in and out about 1/4 to 1/2 inch. is that OK or should it not do that? I wonder if I caused it to do that when I was trying to pry the old pulley off with a screw driver? I am guessing I put about 50 pounds of pressure on it. I finally gave up, got a wheel puller and removed it.
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Larry... I hope that wasn't a classic "uh oh" knowing little about the insides of engines but knowing something about crankshafts in hvac compressors I would say it's not good to be prying on them to get things off.

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