Why it is important to inspect the drive shaft and joints?

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  • Roy Azroy
    Driveshaft inspection should be performed as part of a regular maintenance routine. Normal vehicle maintenance and recognition of component deficiencies is necessary to prevent serious mechanical problems, as well as driver discomfort. Failure to perform normal maintenance may also void the vehicle warranty.
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