It slide in like butter. We are driven to keep this site free of charge, and relatively ad free. Soak everything with penetrant, loosen the bolts a few turns and try hitting right on the bolt heads. That corrosion will stick at the molecular level to itself. I then took some 80 grit belt sander paper and sanded down a ridge on the back of my unit. All repairs were under warranty. This causes the tires to bind lock up and skid during turns.
Can that shaft pull through the passenger side if I get the other half of the 4wd disconnect off the oil pan? It sounds counter-intuitive but the aluminum casting is brittle and relatively weak. Place the floor jack under the lower control arm jack up on the arm to remove the load from the upper mounting nuts. The second common failure is with the shift fork itself fracturing. After gooping a ton of anti seize on the part, I put it all back together and it slide in like butter or a greased monkey. Kind of figured it out. This is most likely due to the outer seal failing.
We took it in and the mechanics said that one of the bearings was bad, and they replaced the bearing and rebuilt the transfer case. Will you have peace of mind. In one of the pictures you can see that I lined up the bolt hole pattern to make sure I had the right part. Should the shaft be solid and not move at all? This is a massive undertaking as the front axle goes through an engineered hole through the oil pan of the inline six 4. I am stuck as to what to do now after feeling like a champ beating up this ring.
Could there be anything else that could have caused this? Well this did the trick for me, taking some calipers inside and outside I measure the hub on the engine and the part on the table. Be careful not to over-fill, as that can cause issues too. The fracture pieces will also push the seal into the bore. They think it is from the blazer being in 4-wheel or auto mode going down the highway. This did not answer the question, simple steps is fine as I am fully qualified to fix it. They did not tear it apart or anything.
. Note: the date listed is the date of the fire in the engine compartment, but there are many ongoing issues with all of the parts listed, especially the internal disintegration of the front differential. Did I mess something up on the drivers side. It is really tight in there to get a hammer to even strike a blow isn't it. A long drill chuck extension, 18-24 inch, or an air drill would be required otherwise. I can send the old one back once it I get the new one on. I could feel the sliding fork move smoothly within, everything felt okay, the grease looked clean, no metal shards could be seen.
You want to keep the nice square edge top land so you have something to pound on. I chiseled, as much as I could without too much damage. The truck became difficult if not impossible to turn at low speeds as this vehicle does not have a limited slip differential in the four wheel drive mode. The slide hammer impacts were completely ineffective. What popped was the casting of the assy.
Disconnect the speed sensor cable clamps with a small screw driver prying up in the hood pocket. After only driving my blazer 3 times, at highway speed 70 , I heard a very loud knock in the front end shortly followed by continuous knocking and very quickly lost control of the brakes. This is due to the gears not exactly meshing. All you'd have to do is remove the front diff plug and to a dip test on the fluid, dab it and sniff it to see if it is the smell you experienced. You will feel the drill pop out the back and hit the assy seal which will be discarded later.
I'd have sworn that when I turn my '03 Trailblazer's knob to A4wd, that the front axle actuator engages. This is the style that has the differential shaft that goes through the oil pan. Distribute the point load of the jack screws on the oil pan with thick metal backer pads. Do I have to tap it? Angle your chisel slightly towards the bore wall like you would to score or damage it so that you do not chip off the edge of the land and destroy your working surface. Looking at this picture, The exposed splines are correct.
Thank you there was a fire the differential grease burnt bearing went out and chard motor and surrounding area no real damage. My mechanic does not know how I was not in a serious wreck seeing that this happened during morning rush hour. The car has 250,000 miles and is in pristine condition. I know I've told my wife not to use 4-wheel on the highway but she may have switched to auto. No--there was not any noise. The failure mileage was 64,000 and current mileage was 81,000.