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2001 GMC Sierra C3 Question: Drive train seems to "crab"

 

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Tomcatz, North, SC, June 01, 2010, 10:57
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When turning at low speed, as in a parking lot, the front seems to "crab".

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    June 01, 2010, 15:12
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    This could be caused by a defective or glazed power steering belt and or belt tensioner, that is causing the belt to skip. This is actually pretty common.

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    Tomcatz, June 01, 2010, 17:27
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    I was think of perhaps a bad sensor in the AWD system. This would send a bad/incorrect signal to the control system.

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    Visitor, September 03, 2010, 20:37

    transfer case is locked up,remedy may be flush and refill as per service bulletin.

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    Visitor, February 04, 2011, 07:19

    Mine did the same thing and it ended up bieng a bad gear in the center differential. Had to have it replaced. Spendy, but fixed the problem.

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