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96 GMC Sonoma... LOOSE REAR AXLE

KDUB3538KDUB3538 Posts: 2
edited September 5 in GMC
I've changed my u-boats a few times already, as well as tightened and retightened... Only for a week or two later the same thing happened....... Please guys any pointers ideas, thanks fellas

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  • thecardoc3thecardoc3 Posts: 5,089
    You mean the U-bolts that hold the rear axle to leaf springs? What torque are you tightening them to? The spec is 73lb/ft. Where did you get the bolts?
    Can you tell are the bolts stretching and coming loose or the nuts just not retaining torque? Did you try a thread locker or double nut?
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