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I have a Kawasaki Mule 3010. When in four wheel drive, the front end sometimes makes a popping sound. Is this normal

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  • Jim Rose
    Jim Rose Aug 30, 2015

    It is very normal. Back up 10 ft when engaging in 2 wheel drive. Only engage in 4x4 when you are on soft surfaces where the wheels can slip some. Do these two things and it will not pop.

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You can check the vacuum lines and diaphram that are located underneath the battery shelf. Comes out really easy. Check that the lines are not broken. There is a vacuum line that runs to a solenoid in the center of the fire wall, make sure they are not broken there, and there is an actuator cable that runs to the transfer case. Sometimes it is as easy as replacing the vacuum hose, the actuator cable, or the diaphram under the battery shelf went bad. If you ever had a battery leak acid because it went bad.....that acid goes under the shelf and eats those lines. Hope this helps.

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get your struts checked

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cant help here nver seen one here in spain,but is it a hardy spicer joint or a constant velocity type

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jack it up and see if the wheels wobble when you try to move them if they do make sure the play is not in the ball joint it's most likley the bearing

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