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4 wheel trouble, pulling from side to side

Discussion in 'Under the Hood' started by kiknurazz2, December 18, 2004.

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    1. kiknurazz2

      kiknurazz2 New Member

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      I have a 94 limited 4x4. i replaced the outo hubs about 6 months ago. i installled super winch manuals in it. the problem now is when i put it in 4 wheel high it jerk violently from left to right and vise versa. iI have searched the post and can't seem to find anything on this. Just somewhere to start looking would be a great deal of help to me, thanks
       
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      its normal to act like that in 4wd on pavement.
       
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      DirtyDog I will not!

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      I second that. It also isn't a good idea to drive in 4X4 on dry pavement
       
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      this was actually on snow covered pavement, it was too slick to make it up my drive in 2 wheel, so i engaged the hubs and the 4 wheel button on the dash and it was in 4 wheel drive, however it was pullong violently from left to right and vice versa
       
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      could it be u joints binding>??
       
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      yep, thats what it was a bad u joint on the passenger side. thanks stlc
      done them over the weekend, wouldn't be a big job at all if there were some way to remove spindle without a BFH and a block of wood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      Thanks for all the help found this forum very helpfull throughout this job
      thanks again.
       
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      ohh yea the u joint in question was completely bound solid going in one direction, wonder it didn't end up wrecking me
       
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      had same prob. on 91 now 4wd dont lock in after having u joints replaced
       
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      stlc, there are some very helpful threads on here, if u have the auto hubs just do a search on it and there are some cheap ways to try to fix them including cleaning out the hubs with ATF.
       

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