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Sometimes while driving around 50 mph a grinding noise can be heard in the back for close to a minute then it goes away but when the noise is present the 4wd and 4wd low lights come on. When the noise goes away the lights go away too. The truck has a manual 4wd.

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I would suggest taking your truck to a shop where it can be put up on a hoist and run and then checked with a styascope.
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If this suggestion solves the problem, please give my reply a rating to help others judge my solutions. If it does not, please give me more details so I can try to help you further. Cheers, D

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