Re: 1996 Explorer AWD transfer case
And go drive it around too in 2WD.
"ross via CarKB.com" <forum@CarKB.com> wrote in message
> MrScience wrote:
>>I am hearing a growling noise coming from the front end whenever the
>>vehicle is rolling. I suspect it is the transfer case since it was
>>worked on in the past. How can i diagnose the problem myself? And
>>where can I find instructions on how to R&R the transfer case if need
> The front driveshaft is the most common front end problem on the AWD. I
> believe you have a constant velocity joint on the transfer case side of
> driveshaft like my 99. This CV joint is what usually fails on the
> driveshaft, and is sometimes hard to diagnose. It can sound like a
> case issue because it is bolted right up to it.
> Best thing is to yank out the front driveshaft and examine the u joint and
> joint carefully.
> While that's off, you can put the front wheels in the air and check the
> axle/wheel bearings for noise / roughness.
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