only when its slick. i dont hear when just in 2x4, i dont hear when i turn
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2001 Dodge Durango Question: when i put it in 4x4 it knocks/cluncks when i give it gas. what could it be
The noise might be caused by a loose chain inside the transfer case. Or you could have a faulty U-Joint on the front propeller shaft. It is unlikely that the U-Joints on the front drive axles are causing the problem because you don't hear it when turning.
Replygogojoejoe, February 13, 2012, 12:43Rookie
thank you for your help. i had it checked out, and it was a bad front driveshatf.
now i need to know how hard is it to change for someone that is somewhat, but not great at the mechinical side.
just never replaced anything like this before. thanks again
Replycsubak30, February 13, 2012, 23:00Master
If you are sure it is a bad front driveshaft, Good luck. Just remember both front driveshafts (or half-shafts) enter the tranfer case as well. So I don't know what kind of check was performed but good luck to you.
Answer #2csubak30 February 13, 2012, 11:24Master
Agree with sci-tech, issue is most likely faulty transfer case. I am replacing one in a ford escape 4x4 vechicle right now. Exact same issue.