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Old 08-24-2013, 11:56 AM
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If you didn't torque your hub nuts properly you will quickly learn that you should have, This shortens thier life exponentially...although I'm not sure if this is your exact issue causing the high pitched sound you hear. You can use a good 1/2 inch drive clicker wrench with a 1/2 to 3/4 adapter. Tractor Supply, Orshliens or a simliar place should have them.

One question, did you remove the front drive shaft or the front U-joint on it from the differential to do this job?

Edit: Other minor things that might cause this (since you didn't mention replacing these) are sticking caliper pins, dirt or stones on the brake pads, brake pad squeak even out of balace tires. I understand that you stated much of this goes away when you shift into 4wd but this places a different load on the front shaft and differential components.

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