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Loud clunking under acceleration

Hey im the guy you told to check the chain in my transfer case for stretching. when i replace this chain should i expect damage to the sprokets that its riding on as well or are they hard enough to take the wear?

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    AWESOME!!!! thats the first good news ive gotten since ive been working on this problem.

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Your t/case input shaft is pounding on frt of case,over time will strip out internal planetary splines and
loss all gears,common problem

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I would expect no damage to the sprockets. They are hardened. I must have replaced 2-3 hundred on Jeeps with Quadra-trac; never replaced a sprocket.

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    olivia moore Mar 20, 2015

    i have a 99 jgc quadraTracII V8 ITS making a loud clanking noise while driving striaght, my bolt for transfer case is stripped so i have to take n get them to get it out and put fluid in it. i just got it and the people never serviced it do you think my transfer case is already to far gone or will it be okay after fluid and service, it sounds like two metal poles beating together, just got two frnt axells and thought that was it but its not,,, so anyone know what else it could be and am i too late

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