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Steering pull with hubs locked

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Mastiff, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. Mastiff

    Mastiff 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I normally leave them unlocked but today I accidentally left my front hubs locked and cruised down the interstate. With it like that, I've got a pretty decent pull to the left. I've got an Auburn LSD up there. Any thoughts on where I might start looking?
     
  2. Mastiff

    Mastiff 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I also see that my T-case blew out a bunch of fluid. Is this normal when you run them with the hubs locked (but 2WD) on the interstate?
     
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    never had it blow out fluid except for the time i had to pull my rear driveshaft and limp home in front wheel drive....


    I don't know about the pulling... i was gonna ask if it was because the diff is on the passenger side but since you have a limited slip i don't see how that could happen.
     
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    Tires

    Check your tires air pressure, that could maybe cause that.
     
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    I put a ton of miles on my truck in the winter with the hubs locked but in 2wd. It doesn't hurt anything.
     
  6. Mastiff

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    Maybe I overfilled the T-case at some point. I don't figure I'm hurting it, but I have the breather routed to the engine compartment and it's annoying to blow fluid out in there.
     

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