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Wayne, Journeyman
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  worked on, Gmc, Macks, Freight liner,Mercedes Benz,,Ford, sterling
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Feels like spinning wheel when taking out while emnty seems

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feels like spinning wheel when taking out while emnty seems fine when loaded
JA: What's the make/model/year of your truck? Engine type?
Customer: peterbilt 379 short hood 2006 c15 cat
JA: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: havnt done nothing bt checked fluid
JA: Anything else you want the truck mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: at one time the guy said drive shaft spinning but no wheels spinning
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

what you are describing is the rear end gears are

spinning, maybe spider gear, pinion gear may be worn

drain some oil out and see if it looks like

metal in there

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


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