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Front wheels will not spin

Everything on my four wheel drive works up to the front differential. the front wheels will not work even if the truck is in four wheel drive

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Jack it up all way away around and so all 4 wheels are off the ground and put in N ,now can you turn the back tail shaft and the wheels go round
Now put in 4WDrive can you turn the tailshaft on the front and if so do the front wheels turn,, if not then
Take out the front filler plug and see if the crownwheel turns when you turn the front D/Shaft.
If no then the teeth on the pinion have stripped
UNless you have a elect diff lock on front hubs.
If the F/ Crown wheel dont turn then drain the oil and check to see if you have metal in there. RON

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