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Transfer case noise?

Transfer case noise?

Postby Mikez94 [OP] » May 09 2012, 11:47pm

I have a 2000 silverado 1500 4x4. Whenever i turn it makes a rubbing noise. The 4 wheel drive and 2 wheel drive works perfectly fine. Is this something to be worried about? If so I am just wondering if there is any way to fix it besides replacing the entire thing because it is expensive
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Transfer case noise?

Postby Machster69 » May 10 2012, 2:20am

Are u sure its not a wheel bearing?
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Postby Mikez94 [OP] » May 10 2012, 3:05am

The sound is coming from the back by the differential. Ill check out the wheel bearings
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Re: Transfer case noise?

Postby ASTE25 » May 10 2012, 3:23am

If the noise is clear back by the rear axle, I doubt it is a transfer case problem.
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Postby Mikez94 [OP] » May 10 2012, 3:48am

Ok. Thats a relief then. If its a wheel bearing though why would it only make the sound when i turn?
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Postby Machster69 » May 10 2012, 11:51am

Changed wheel bearing yesterday on a friends silverado. His complaint was "it only makes noise when i turn"... Lol he left happy! Doesnt mean urs is a bearing but possible. U said transfer case, but the noise is in the rear? Do u know how to test the bearings?
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Re: Transfer case noise?

Postby ASTE25 » May 10 2012, 1:58pm

The short answer as to why it only makes noise while turning is that the weight and force exerted on the bearing is increased while turning.
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Postby Machster69 » May 10 2012, 2:01pm

^^^love this guy
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Postby Mikez94 [OP] » May 10 2012, 4:31pm

Alright thanks for the help guys. Ill test it as soon as i get a chance
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Postby Mikez94 [OP] » May 10 2012, 5:00pm

Ohh. And when i test them i just jack the truck up and shake the wheel to see if theres play?
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