MY FRONT END STARTED WHINING TWO DAYS AGO FROM ...

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 1983 Chevrolet Blazer
  • 213,000 miles

My front end started whining two days ago from what seems like the front passenger side, not a whine like youd typically get with a thrown bearing but more like the sound of a roulette wheel. I Took the wheel, hub, rotor and cv shaft out, all of which seem to be an excellent condition then t occured to me that it MAY be that yhe four wheel drive wont disengage completely. This sound occurs in 2 wheel drive only, once 4 wheel drive is engaged the noise ceases. Since the sound began it will not go into 4 hi, only 4 lo. Am I right assuming that the 4x4 cyllanoid or actuator may be the problem? Your help is much needed!

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 AT 2:14 AM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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  • 43,024 posts

If it occurs in 2 wheel drive then the front 4wdstuff isn't turning so i'd look at wheel bearing s in rear etc. And you are probably right about actuator. Also check your fluid in front axle.

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Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 AT 1:44 PM

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