will a bad u joint and slip yoke make my transmission miss drive and third


Asked by Dec 07, 2015 at 10:34 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet C/K 1500 LS 2WD

Question type: General

Truck makes wears sound when put in drive and third I found it has  bad u joints and maybe it has a bad slip yoke will that make my transmission not go in drive and third but will go in reverse second and first

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No, the U joint has no bearing on how the transmission works.

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Ok what if that midshaft bearing on the center of drive shaft has slipedband shaft has lots of play and wiggle room in park

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You still need to fix the U joints, they are just not the cause of the shifting issues.

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Dylan Detlor

Sounds like u have a bad transmission it won't go into drive nor third but 2nd gear and reverse gear does it go into first gear

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