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I have a growling noise, almost like it is still in 4 wheel

But it is not, also I am wondering if the front differential is low on grease could this be the noise??

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Check the front differential fluid, but also the transfer case fluid as the front diff is most likely the cause, but also check the transfer case fluid. if the front differential fluid is low with metal shavings in it or dry, you'll need a diff. if you have the skill, tools, or time, it would most likely be cheaper to rebuild it, but easier to replace whole unit. you'll be able to tell if the fluid has metal shavings in it, it will be its color, probably dark, with streaks of metallic in it. just hold a light up to it, you'll see. hope this helps!

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