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2014 Mazda CX-9 Strange Rear End Sound

I have a friend who has a 2014 Mazda CX-9 AWD GT. I test drove the car for him with a mechanic friend as well, to see if we could help identify the cause of a strange sound. He had previously taken ...
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4WD cars trasmition gearshift

How do we call cars which 4WD is not always on, however you switch it on using separate gear shift transmission like the picture below. Thanks in advance.
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Why rear wheels skid at slow, sharp turns when engine gets to operational temp?

This is followup on my BMW X3 E83 2008 transfer case saga. Here is recap: The dashboard had BMW triad of lights in dashboard. I replaced the nylon gear in transfer case actuator servo motor and ...
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BMW e83/2008 X3 rear wheels skidding at low speed turns

After replacing worn gear in transfer case actuator servo motor, I noticed that rear wheels appear to be skidding on dry surface when I try to brake or accelerate at low speeds with steering wheel ...
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2007 RAV4 Transfer Case: Making the Impossible Possible?

2007 RAV4 Sport 3.5 6L AWD transfer case is cracked. Is it possible to remove/replace the transfer case WITHOUT pulling the engine/trans? Supposedly most of the 3.5L engine AWD such as Sienna, ...
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BMW x3 triad of lights + AirBag and LowTire light

2008 BMW X3 started to have low tire pressure light on all the time despite all tires looking visually ok. And, besides that, occasionally, when I step on accelerator there is a beep and ABS, BRAKE, ...
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Gear Oil coming out of the breather accumulator after water wading

I have a Force Gurkha 4 x 4 2017 model with 18000kms on it. A few days back, I was involved with flood rescue operations in my home state of Kerala, India. The car was driven in Bonnet deep water for ...
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Why does this transfer box fluid bottle look squished?

I recently bought a few bottles of unopened transfer box fluid for my LR3. I have no way of telling how old the fluid is, but it seems to have done something over time to reduce the volume of air ...
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1994 toyota 4runner manual broken transfer case

My 1994 4runner (manual) starts and goes into gear, but will not move. If the transfer case is broken, can I take out drive 4 wheel drive and drive it in 2 wheel drive?
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BMW X5 E53 - Bord computer / AWD issues

Last week we bought a used car (BMW X5 E53 3.0L Diesel) from a private person. It looked fine and there seemed to be no major issue, only the regularly oil service was due. On our way home the 4x4 ...
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Transfer case is leaking, is it easy to fix myself?

My 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo's transfer case is leaking. I took it into the shop, and was quoted $600 to fix it. After doing some research online, it seems that there are several quick things to ...
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Replacement tires, can it blow my trans case, or anything else?

Two weeks ago, I had a couple of used tires put on the front of my 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee V8 Ltd 4X4 at a regular tire place. They did not have the same tires as was on the back which are P225 70R ...
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AWD systems with/without transfer cases

Is there a benefit to an AWD system without a transfer case? For example, the Audi Quattro AWD system appears to direct power to the front wheels directly from the transmission. Whereas the Jaguar ...
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How to isolate whining noise in 4wd power train?

I recently purchased a low-mileage '99 4runner, with a manual transmission and part-time 4wd. From the beginning, I've noticed a whine in gears 1-3, that increases in pitch when I'm accelerating. ...