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How Often Does My Car Need New Transfer Case Fluid?
A transfer case is a part of a drivetrain system. Its primary function is to engage...
How to Replace a Transfer Case Output Shaft Seal
A transfer case output shaft moves torque from the powertrain to the rear wheels of a 4WD, using the transfer case output shaft seal to stay in place.
How to Replace Transfer Case Fluid
Transfer case fluid lubricates the gears of your four-wheel drive (4WD) and all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicle. Dirty case fluid affects performance.
How to Buy Good Quality Transfer Case Fluid
Do you drive an all-wheel drive, or four-wheel drive vehicle? If so, you can bet it most likely has transfer case fluid. The transfer case fluid is found within the transfer...

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Transfer case is stuck in neutral.
Hi there. With the vehicle engine running but the transmission in park or neutral, put the transfer case in 4H and see if it will engage. Then try to put it into 4L and see if it will engage. If...
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My Suzuki Escudo engages gears when on 4WD mode but does not engage any gear on 2WD mode. What must be the problem?
Hi there. The synchronizer inside the transfer case has teeth that are ground down on the 2WD selection causing the transfer case not to engage into 2WD. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to...
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Transfer case is making a noise.
Hi there. Depending on what type of noise that the transfer case is making, the oil type and amount has a big factor in the transfer case emitting a noise. If the wrong type of fluid is put in the...
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Truck isn't engaging into 4 Hi, but will go into 4 Low.
Hi there. Sounds like the shifter module motor or shifter rail is not working properly. Check the wiring on the shifter module motor on the transfer case and see if the wires are split or damaged. If the wires are...
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I'm looking at a jeep, but the transfer case is making some noise. It only effects driving when in 4WD. Is it worth buying and fix?
Hi there. If the transfer case is making nose when in 4WD, then there is a possibility that the chain is stretched or the synchronizer is stripped. If you do decide to buy the vehicle, I would recommend seeking out...
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Want to know if the transfer case clutches from a 2000 Chevy 1/2 ton will work in my 2003 Chevy 1/2 ton.
Hi there. Both vehicles should have an NP 246 transfer case in them. Check the casting number on the transfer cases and make sure that they both say 246 on them. If so, then yes they are interchangeable and you...
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Transfer case will not lock front drive line in for 4 wheel drive.
Hi there. Sounds like the chain in the transfer case has broken. If your transfer case has gears, then the gears may have broke off or ground down the teeth. Also, the syncronizer slider in the transfer case could have...
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4x4 light flashing but not engaging into 4 wheel drive
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2007 Toyota Tundra to have the four wheel drive light flashing. The most common faults are a faulty four wheel drive switch, actuator failure, low transfer case fluid, or a shift cable...
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Will the transfer case out of a 93 manual Dakota fit into a 96?
Hello. My research indicates that those two different model years of Dakota use two different models of transfer case, as indicated by their part numbers. This means that they are likely different and are not cross compatible. Depending on what...
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I replaced my clutch and bleed my hydraulic clutch master cylinder. But when I put the truck in 2H and try to shift, I won't shift.
Hi there. There seems to be an issue with the transfer case on your vehicle. The transfer case may have a bent fork or the shifter synchronizer has broken teeth. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from...
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Have rapid clicking noise around the transfer case.
Sounds like the shifter solenoid is stuck in a position and will not disengage. Try removing the harness to the shifter solenoid on the transfer case and see if the noise goes away. If it does, then the shifter solenoid...
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Have rapid clicking
If your transfer case does not have a shift solenoid, then the Throttle Valve cable could be installed incorrectly making a clicking sound. This will only occur when the engine is running and the vehicle is in motion. Most likely,...
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Most of my lights on the dashboard besides engine light are lit up and also there is a little moisture around the transfer case and oil plug.
The dash lights could be on for a loose or broken ground wire to the chassis. Check all of the ground wires on the chassis and make sure that they are tight and clean. The moisture on the transfer case...
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I have a very slow leak coming from the transfer case.
The most common leak from the transfer case is the rear output shaft seal. Of course, the condition of the bushing and/or bearing at that location will have to be verified because excessive play will make it impossible for the...
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AWD light stays on 2009 Nissan Murano
Hello - check the fuse(s) for your AWD first. The engagement mechanism is an electrical solenoid in the transfer case, and it's possible that the solenoid has over-loaded, or failed. For additional assistance, I recommend a AWD problem performed by...
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My back tires won't rotate when I try to back up the back driver side wheel starts to feel like it's raising
Hello, thank you for writing in. There may be one of several issues going on. To start, this may be an issue of the parking brake not releasing. This should be inspected by a brake specialist, or by someone who...
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2003 Toyota Tacoma, 5spd manual, only moves in 4wd. It turns the front wheels but not the back ones.
Jack up the vehicle and put it on jack stands with all 4 wheels off the ground. Then put the transfer case in 4WD and put the transmission in gear. Check the driveshaft on the rear and see if its...
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Can a 02 Jaguar x-type transfer case fit on an 03 jaguar?
The Jaguar X-Type transfer case fits all models from 2002 through 2008. If you need further assistance with your transfer case swap, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic, to help you.
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2002 Toyota 4runner noise in 4x4
It could be an internal tranfercase noise, but I wouldn't jump to that conclusion yet. The noise could be coming from the front driveshaft, CV axles, ect. Anything that's turning when the four-wheel drive is engaged could be the culprit....
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05 ram 4x4 Vibration in the floor during acceleration, and a vibration in​ steering at cruising speed that goes away when letting off the gas.
Hi there. This sounds like the tires on the front are out of balance and the ball joints are worn and need replaced. A out of balance wheel will cause the vehicle to vibrate and may change location to the...

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