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Old 07-20-2010, 11:30 AM
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Since I am new to the 4X4 kinda thing, I thought I would try to help a friend out of a farmer's field.

When I put it in 4 low, turned the tires makes a clicking noise out of the right front tire.... Is that normal? I also got out and checked around, seems to be a grease strek/splatter/leak. Did I do some damage?
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Old 07-20-2010, 12:20 PM
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You might have a bad front axle joint. Have it checked out.
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Old 07-20-2010, 02:24 PM
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Just got back from my mechanic, wheel joints and front axle seal. Thanks.
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sometimes a part may be worn out for years & its never noticed, then you lend it to a friend to use & it falls apart, or take it to a shop for some little thing like a windshield replacement & when they call you to come pick it up, your drive shaft falls off. First thing that you think is that someone misused the vehicle, not that the part has been worn out & that it lasted that long was just short of a miracle
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Agreed ^^^^. Parts do wear out just from normal wear and tear and age, not just mis-use, but glad to hear you got it fixed so it'll be there next time you need it!

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