The drive shaft on a car or truck with a long wheelbase typically has a two-piece drive shaft which has a carrier bearing mounted in the middle. Carrier bearings help support the weight of the two drive shafts, and keep the them working together in harmony. Should this carrier bearing fail, you need to remove the drive shaft from the vehicle, then remove the carrier bearing from it. This should take a few hours to do.
Things You’ll Need
Wheel chocks, Jack, Jack stands, Open-end wrench set, 3/8-inch ratchet and socket set, Large hydraulic press