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    Diagnosing 4x4 - front axle disconnect or x-fer case problem?

    Looks like a lot of wenching to get the disconnect assembly out. Thanks for posting the pictures, very helpful. I think this would be doable for me with the tools that I have. When I pulled the actuator, I did notice no dried up grease, but it was a dark charcoal color. I have to assume that...
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    Diagnosing 4x4 - front axle disconnect or x-fer case problem?

    I’ll have to check for a situation like that. Were you able to get that washer out without too much effort (needle nose pliers)? Researching the disconnect assembly schematics now to see how far I can go on my own with jackstands on my garage floor. Had a hell of a time getting my hand in to...
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    Diagnosing 4x4 - front axle disconnect or x-fer case problem?

    Just got done with the actuator, and it’s working just fine. It moves in and out when I have someone turn the selector knob. Looks like a front axle disconnect repair is in my future. No play whatsoever with the CV shaft though.
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    Diagnosing 4x4 - front axle disconnect or x-fer case problem?

    Thanks for the replies! Passenger side only wheel spins freely in 4HI. I have the entire front end up now, will pull the actuator out and see what it does when I switch from 2H to 4H. Fingers crossed it’s a mechanical failure in the actuator. I know the front axle disconnect assembly will be...
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    Diagnosing 4x4 - front axle disconnect or x-fer case problem?

    Hi All - I have a 2006 TB EXT with selectable 4wd. 167k miles. I noticed that I have no 4x4 while on a snowmobiling trip. Drove up to northern NH in a snow storm, and made it just fine. I drove on some snowy roads with the selector knob on "AUTO" for most of the trip. Shortly into the...

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