front locking hub is stuck in the locked position?

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  1. matto

    matto Registered Member

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    i had a heavy load in a trailer and got stuck in my field. so i locked the hubs and when i went to go there was a loud clunking noise. and know the driverside hub is stuck in the locked position. any ideas and help would be greatly appreciated

    thanks
     
  2. big83chevy4x4

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    there should be a spring that releases the locking thing, that spring may be broke. thats the only thing i can think of off the top of my head. its time to pull the hub and investigate
     
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    thanks bro i am going to be redoing the brakes so i will be getting to it soon:)
     
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    This happened to me once on a Ford. I put it in neutral, let it roll just a little bit while I turned it. Was totally stuck until I let it roll.

    Maybe that will get it unstuck but I would have to say there is a problem somewhere internally.
     

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