Why does rear end lock up when turning corner and break Spider gear, on 2nd rear end now

Tiny
JCLEWS
  • 1997 GMC SIERRA
  • 200,000 MILES

Rear end locking up

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 AT 4:00 PM

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Tiny
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Could be the carrier shifting and putting too much pressure on the spiders assembly. You need a shop that is good with differential repairs to go over the entire rear. If you have a posi rear, the clutches may be locking up and causing this situation.

Roy

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 AT 4:16 PM
Tiny
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Thank you for your response, I will look for one.

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 AT 4:29 PM

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