drive shaft on 08 Tahoe broke in half

daddydrew9

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Hello im new here and in need of advice/help.I was driving on the street about 35mph when i heard a loud pop then a bunch of weird noises,I looked underneath the truck and saw the shaft broken in half up in the front near the transmission what could have caused this and what steps do i take to fix it without taking it to dealer?Also could my transmission have caused this and how do i check the transmission?
 

zora

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did the shaft itself break or the universal joint? If you dont want to go to a dealer and you cannt fix it yourself find a local private shop to repair it. Unless the transmission suddenly seized it would not cause your problem.
 
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