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Transfer case grinding?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 87Mudder, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. 87Mudder

    87Mudder Registered Member

    Jan 13, 2006
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    RVA, Virginia
    Alright boys,
    '85 K5, NP208, 700R4....When I let off the gas and sometimes when I get on it, I hear a long grinding noise coming from the middle of the truck. It seems like there's play front to rear in the transfer case like maybe a retaining ring has come loose on that tail shaft. I took the tailshaft cover off and everything seems to be tight except for maybe a little play in the chain. When I put the case in (N) I can turn the tail shaft and sometimes it engages the chain and sometimes it doesn't?! Any suggestions on what the heck is goin' on! Thanks, Will

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