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Front wheels lock up skip while turning anyone know why this happens ? I've replaced both axless but same thing happens

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Yes this is caused by the transfer case which is the heart of the 4 wheel drive system, have the fluid changed in the transfer case, drive it a few days and see if problem clears, if not the transfer case will need to be ovehauled.

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Yeah either a front wheel u-joint/s or its in 4x4 on a dry hard surface.are the front wheel bearings really bad? if let go the hub can separate and bind hard but its pretty unlikley

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