Grinding noise when we are off roading

Tiny
F0RDM4N1997
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  • 1994 FORD F-250
  • 120,000 MILES
On my 1994 ford f250 xlt supercab the 4 wheel drive is not working there is a grinding noise when we turn it on when we are off roading and it sounds like the u joints maby
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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 AT 11:08 PM

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Tiny
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Hi:

A u-joint wont grind, so I feel there is another issue. Is the noise coming from the front axle or does it come from under the vehicle near the transfer case?
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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 AT 11:14 PM
Tiny
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It comes from right in the middle of the cab around the trannsmission area
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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 AT 11:25 PM
Tiny
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That is where the transfer case is located. What I feel is happening is the electric 4wd actuator is going bad and not fully engaging the 4wd. You need to remove it and check it for operation. It is a common problem.
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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 AT 11:49 PM
Tiny
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Thank you if I have any more further probloms with something else how can I contact you
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Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 AT 11:55 PM
Tiny
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You can get me by adding to this thread. Just send a question the same way you just did and I'll get it in my email.
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Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 AT 2:39 AM

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