Leaks at the front and/or rear differential pinion seal and from the transfer case are common. Low fluid level in the differential or transfer case can result in bearing failure. Damaged bearings commonly cause a whine or growl type noise.
Average mileage: 89,695 (3,300–200,000)
Drive Trains affected: 2WD, 4WD, Automatic Transmission, Manual Transmission
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