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What would cause a transfer case to break apart ?? Chokee…

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What would cause a transfer case to break apart ??

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Jeep?

Chokee trail hawk 2014

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

No

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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
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are we talking internally the interal parts failed and you gear noises ?

or the housing broke ?

lack of fluid , a leak developed and went low on fluid is one

internal failure ?

excessive 4wd operation ?

tell me more on it ,how this happened ?

Are you looking for the most possible causes or you are repairing it yourself .

Please Let Me Know

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I am not repairing it myself.Never been off road. very little 4 wheel. driving when loud clanking then stopped moving. no oil spots on garage floor so no leak. clanking when moving gear shift. auto trans.

and happened suddenly ?

can you tell me if the 4wd can be engaged now or not ?

what warning lights on dash if any ?

can still drive in 2wd with no noise

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Warning lights..check engine..check brakes..check trans.. all of a suggen no warning light until after happened. will move but very slow.. will not hold in park

stop driving it and have it towed so u want do more damage

when we have major failure , most module will go offline , after repairs they will clear the faults and see what comes back if any

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Towed to dealer.. they said the transfer case ...don't know why it happened ..said it just happens but there must be a reason . do you know why this would happen????

yes i do , bad units , they fail all the time and the parts they use now when rebuild are upgraded that is what my rebuild-er told me

that is my experience ,they fail internally , i do not rebuild in house at my shop, I send them out for rebuild

the dealer want tell u that offcourse

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
They said they will replace with new ...because it happened once is it more apt to happen again???
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Is there a chance that it damaged the trans when this happened??? Or anything else ???

no ,usually on tranfer case no other damage

was replace with used prior ?

you need a new upgraded one one or will keep happening

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
No never replaced... 40000 miles
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Had it serviced they said that oil leak needed fixed that the timming cover was leaking again no spots on garage floor.... i had that fixed ...2 days later is when this happened.....would that have anything to do with it ???

wow, i see, to be honest they should not be related ,with leak on timing cover .

might one take to a different place

they said it leaks and u do not see spots on floor! ,get a 2nd shop opinion and compare will be my advice on it

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