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    Cool Slip yoke noise ~ 2004 Silverado

    When Shifting into Drive from Park on my 04' silverado K1500 there is a very noticable clunk noise. From doing a little bit of reading im guessing this is the slip yoke? Looking for a fix for this. Is it something that needs to be replaced or is there another solution.

    Thanks for any advice

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    Yep. Considered "normal operating conditions" for that model year (mine, too @ 2006). There's a bit of play in the slip-yoke. Yyou can pull it and add a bunch of heavy duty grease and it'll go away for a while. You can also replace it with a hardened nickle plated yoke available from GMC. It removes the clunk, too. Either way it's not considered a part failure. The hardened plated one is like $400, though. I just live with it.
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