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Cracked rear transfer case housing

I have a small crack that extends out from the lower bolt left bottom of where the cone attaches to the main rear case. the real question is can I remove the reartransfer case housing my self with out a bunch of problems?

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  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    depending upon what unit you have, likely you can (I'd get a manual first) The real question is why did it crack? You don't want to fix the result without knowing the cause.

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There should be a round tag on the rear of the case that gives the model like 231 or 243. Give me this number, and I'll tell you if you can remove it and how.

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  2. From in the engine compartment, remove the two upper converter housing-to-engine bolts.
  3. Disconnect the neutral switch wire at the in-line connector.
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The above was pulled frrom:
http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c152800391da

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