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U-joint went out
When I was coming home from the Davis Mountain State Park last week I noticed a noise/vibration in the back of the MH.  I just now checked on the driveshaft and u-joints.  Thank you Jesus that I got home, the u-joint at the tranny is gone and...

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Re: U-joint went out
Reply #1
Ya, they both look DRY.

I don't mind seeing grease coming out and even a little "slung" onto the bottom of the coach above them.

Remember, when greasing, either zirk works-- they go to the same center reservoir.  And grease until clean grease comes...

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I grease mine twice a year with a moly grease. Grease is cheaper then repairs.

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Brett is technically correct, both zerks go to a centre reservoir. But I have spent many years in the trucking industry and my experience has taught me to grease both grease nipples. It only takes a minute to grease the other grease nipple and if...

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Really dry. You really can't grease them too often and grease should come out all cups. As Brett says, nothing wrong with seeing grease thrown on the bottom of the coach. I grease all Zerks a.k.a Zirks on U joints. A good manual gun will develop...

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