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91 suzuki side kick 4x4 manual. When I lock the hubs in, and put it into h4, the front wheels don't grab. The transfer case seems to be working fine. When I lock the passenger side hub in, you can hear the hub locking.. When I lock the drivers side hub in, you can't hear any motion in the hub. Any ideas

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  • gbazay Dec 25, 2008

    The information you provided me was bang on. I replaced the hubs and the problem was solved. Merry Xmas

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The hubs need servicing..the grease is dry inside the hubs..if u not sure how to open the hubs and need a cheap fix then go buy a service manual for it parts shop and it will show u how to remove and install them back..i had the same exact problem..and it just cost me 20 bucks to slove it..

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Hubs do quit working. Jack both front wheels off of the ground and lock the hubs but leave the transfer case in 2wd. If you spin one wheel the other should spin backwards. If not replace the hubs. If they do spin correctly, you may have a transfer case problem or a front chunk problem.

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