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Front differential bad ?

Old 01-30-2019, 12:23 PM
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Front differential bad ?

Ok got my truck stuck in a deep snow drift hauling firewood. 4x4 was working. Had to have truck pulled out the next day. Got In the truck started it up and let out the clutch and heard a loud pop, assumed it was the tires breaking free from the ground. Took forever to get the truck out was buried bad. Anyways once it was out and should have been able to go on it's own I realized the 4 wheel drive wasn't working. 4x4 light is on. Has new actuator and lines have no leaks. I have looked under the truck and driveshaft is turning. Rear tires just spinning on ice and truck not moving but front shaft does spin. So I don't believe it's the transfer case. Have pulled actuator off the axle was locked in. No noise coming from front differential when truck is moving. So not sure if I have broke something in their or not.
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Old 01-31-2019, 11:15 AM
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Time to get it inside somewhere and pull the front diff cover. Almost sounds like a broken axle shaft.
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