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Pickup: road work too, when put in 4wd and..solenoid..chain..jumping…

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have a 2001 l200 pickup...
have a 2001 l200 pickup, done 145000, miles,done a bit off road work too, when put in 4wd and going up a slope it gives a loud crack noise, then goes for a few metres then gives another crack,etc etc,do you have any ideas, propshafts are ok, front diff solenoid thing working ok, put a second hand diff in it but not much better, my only other thought was the transfer box,i know it transfers drive using a chain and wondered if it might be jumping gear, any ideas?
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Hi and Welcome to JA.com,I will assisted you best i can.

Might be a silly question but seen it a lot of times .
Are all the four tyres the same size .

Did you check the Inner and otter front CV joints.

Check play from front wheel output shaft to rear output shaft is there a lot of play .
with 4X4 selected prop shaft disconnected


For further assistance please let me know
Regards Greg
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