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1986 Yamaha YFM225 Moto-4 Noise

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I have a 1986 Yamaha YFM225, Moto-4, 4x2

It devloped a noise in the driveline:

Sounds like a clicking and has a slight catching feel. It gets worse if you are on a bind, say turning left or roght or going up hill. No noise going down a smooth road.

It sounds like a universal joint going bad on a car. How do I check the U-joints on this model and or replace them?

I did drain the differential oil and it is clean, no gold or silver glitter or metal pieces, so I am ruling out the differential.

Thank You

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I'm not familiar with that atv, but does it have u-joints or cv style joints? Check for freeplay by twisting them by hand.

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