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4x4 not working. The transfer case "pops" and engages from axel for a second then stops. Front axel was completely re done not long ago.

New hubs, cv axels, steering knuckles, drive shaft u-joints. Pop comes from mid car and I think its the transfer case.

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I had this happen to mine, and it was a cracked vacuum line going from the transfer case to the hub. Took 48 cents and 15 minutes to fix.

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Best approach is to acquire a repair manual for that vehicle. Pep Boys or similar will likely have one..

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SOURCE: My mechanic told me my CV AXEL has a significant

no you do not need an alignment after replacing axle. the only thing to look out for is to make sure replacement axle is locked in transmission, just pull on it to be sure. break axle nut loose on ground its easiar that way. then remove tire. have a good day !!

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