jeep liberty 2002 3.7 4 wheel drive transfer case make laud cranking noises. on 2002 Jeep Liberty

make noise while driving . at the beginning was only a metal tick. Got worse two days ago after I when through a flood.

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I was having the same problem...My Mechanic which I have had for years and trust....Told me it is the drive shift for the front axle (4X4) he fixed it for $295 (Parts) and $120 (Labor) Now I have no noise and it drives great..
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