How do you test a driveshaft center support bearing?

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  • Zainudin Basari
    Part of a video titled How to Diagnose a Faulty Driveshaft Center Support Bearing - YouTube
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    A faulty bearing typically starts out as a clicking sound eventually growing to a growling soundMoreA faulty bearing typically starts out as a clicking sound eventually growing to a growling sound which can sometimes be felt through the body of the vehicle.

    How do you test a driveshaft center support bearing?

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    Part of a video titled HOW TO KNOW IF DRIVE SHAFT IS BAD ON A CAR, BAD DRIVESHAFT
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    So if you grab the bearings you'll be able to feel okay trying to move it up and down back and forthMoreSo if you grab the bearings you'll be able to feel okay trying to move it up and down back and forth you'll be able to feel a play if you have a play that's a bad bearing. Sometimes they'll be bad.
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