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97 jimmy 4wd front differential

Differential gear grinding, can I pull the drive train out of the front end , Im afraid it will lock up when driving

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  • 240cpa May 11, 2010

    It's cold out and if the front differential is low on grease, it will grind. Please check that first and hope for the best. Some shops never check this when the car is in for service. Also have them check the rear differential while you are at it.

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You cannot pull the front differential and drive the vehicle. The wheel bearings are tied into the front axle, and won't properly lubricate if not installed.

Posted on May 17, 2009

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Theres a ingage and disingage sencer up in there sometimes it gets stuck and it sounds bad but if u bang on it with a hammer sometimes it will let go try that

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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