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Old 06-08-2018, 04:45 PM
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Months ago my right rront axle was replaced
weeks later the car didn't move anymore and the shop said the front differential had to be replaced or rebuilded
now I see the car when you go on reverse and turn to the right is kike stuck
When you move ahead it move without problems
what is it?
 
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Old 06-08-2018, 06:38 PM
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Need to remove cover and inspect. Sounds like spider gear
 
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Old 06-08-2018, 07:36 PM
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do you really think they rebuilt the differental? When the truck got stuck and you move forward you can listen a strong noise like “clsmp” and then it moves smoothly
yes like a gear out of position
any posibility the axle gear is a different relation ?
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Old 06-11-2018, 09:51 AM
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"clsmp"? Try as I might, I cannot imagine that sound.
 
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Old 06-13-2018, 06:36 AM
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Simple, take it back to the shop that rebuilt the diff.
Tell them the symptoms and have them fix what they didn't the first time.
 
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Might also be that your transfercase is stuck in 4Hi lock. Even if your indicator light is showing its in AWD, a badly worn shifter fork can allow it to hop ranges. This has happened to two of my H3 and on another hummer forum it lead to a guy snapping his CV shafts when turning in a parking lot.
 
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Old 12-27-2018, 07:43 AM
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sorry for this long delay
I had to be out of the country for months,
retaking the issue with my front differential, how can I isolate the problem between the diff or the transfer case?
I'm thinking to replace my diff buying a used one in ebay, is that a good idea? I don't want to be in front of the same problem in months,
if I replace it, is something that I can do by myself?, is it too heavy?
best regards
 
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Old 12-27-2018, 08:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Julio A Lopez View Post
sorry for this long delay
I had to be out of the country for months,
retaking the issue with my front differential, how can I isolate the problem between the diff or the transfer case?
I'm thinking to replace my diff buying a used one in ebay, is that a good idea? I don't want to be in front of the same problem in months,
if I replace it, is something that I can do by myself?, is it too heavy?
best regards
FIRST thing I would have already done is what Tainter said: Simple, take it back to the shop that rebuilt the diff. Tell them the symptoms and have them fix what they didn't the first time.

You may have been gone a while, but the truck won't have many miles since they worked on it.

Search for Transfer Case stuck in Hi Lock, make sure it is not.
 
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Old 12-27-2018, 09:04 AM
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the only problem Doc is the shop is 200 miles away, in Sarasota, the car is in Miami
and more than a year ago
 
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Old 12-27-2018, 09:45 AM
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Well that sucks. Still might be worth a call to them if you have been out of country on deployment.

Make sure the T Case is not in lock. Do some searches, but in a nut shell, shift the T Case into lock on soft surface (not dry pavement) drive a 100 feet or so, then shift to Hi, might try to back up in a safe area and turn back and forth. Then see if it feels different.

Good luck.
 

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