Can i drive without a front drive shaft?

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  1. MarksmanAkula

    MarksmanAkula Full Access Member

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    So i found out the front driveshaft in my liberty is shot, causing alot of drivetrain vibrations. Can i remove the front driveshaft and keep driving in 2 wheel drive until i can get it repaired?

    EDIT : Its an 07 liberty with a 231J part time 4WD case.
     
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    Thanks man! Definitely gonna look into rebuilding it myself. I just wanted to know if it was safe to remove it and continue driving.
     
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    tommudd Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes sure can, I know a guy where I used to live drove 3 years without a front driveshaft LOL
     
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    Well now I’ve run into another issue. The driveshaft leaks when I pulled the bolts out. Seems to be diff fluid. So I don’t think I can drive without it.

    I just left it in the jeep for now
     
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    Remove it, no way it can leak, they all have some oily looking stuff the first time you pull them, no worries
     
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