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2005 ford f150 4x4

First off sorry for the spelling.anyhow, my truck makes a grinding noise when i try to put it 4 wheel drive. sometimes it will go in but then won't come all the way out. and yet again makes a grinding noise. ive replaced both front hubs and actuators. my friends say i should replace the vacuum actuator. any sugestions??

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  • aarthiessen Oct 07, 2009

    no tires r the same size, but tnx

  • aarthiessen Oct 07, 2009

    grease nipples or how do u lube them?

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Is your tyre's all the same size. Incorrect tyre's will change the racio from back to front and both driveshaft's are'nt turning at the same speed then it will grind. When trying to take it out of 4WD their will be preasure on the driveshaft's and this will leave if hard to disengage. Put it in 4WD drive it forward try the gearshift if it's hard to move then reverce a bit and try again it should come out easily. For all 4WD systems it is recumended thet the vehicle is reversed a few mitre's tto fully disengage the 4WD

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Friends are usually right but first check actuator first for free movement sometimes needs only to be lubed so actuator rod moves freely

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