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Transmission and axle have a lot of play

I was working on replacing the passenger side wheel bearing and noticed the extra play and loud clunking noise coming either from the inner shaft bearing assembly that connect cv joint to transmission (passenger side) or the noise is from the transmission when I rotate the hub back and forth. CV joints are intact and doesn’t seem to contribute on the noise. If this is a problem, what could be the things that needs to be repaired? I have a link to the video with the sound for the noise
https://imgur.com/SMXH6zw

That’s normal.

That’s the differential part of the trans-axle.

And as with a rear differential, there will be play between the ring and pinion gears.

That’s called backlash of the gears.

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Thank you!!! I was really worried there for a bit.