Transfer case stupid question thread

Discussion in 'Transfer Cases' started by Kawikid, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. Jrgunn5150

    Jrgunn5150 Enjoying tomorrow's success today

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    Lack of fluid, or fluid contamination is usually what kills them. Whine sounds like a lack of fluid.

    Afaik, you'd have the 241 if you have a lever and 246 if you have a button
     
  2. JakeZ71

    JakeZ71 OBS Enthusiast

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    It's push button, but it doesn't have an Auto setting, just 2hi-4hi-4lo.
     
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    I had 241 go the same way due to lack of fluid, I never checked the level because I never had a drip or seap, but turns out it all leaked inbetween the trans. Never had any whine, just decided to let go one day.
     
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    Its s np 243 , have the same case in my 98
     
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    So we just got a bunch of snow and i was trying to engage in 4LO. I have a manual transfer case. Put the parking brake on, put in neutral, shifted all the way up to 4LO and when I started to drive, the rpms were kindve getting up there. Will it still shift? Didn't go fast enough to really see
     
  6. df2x4

    df2x4 Domestics only.

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    Pretty sure 4-LO locks the trans in first gear. Everything in my manuals says not to use it for anything over 15MPH. It's really for creeping through extremely tough stuff, you shouldn't ever need it on the road. 4-HI is what you want for snow.
     
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    It uses first and second. But the shift points do change. Definitely not a road gear though.

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    Okay, thanks! We just got almost a foot of snow so wasn't sure
     
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    No need for it unless you're wheeling in sand or mud.

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    Crawling I guess would call for it too or pulling someone out. It's not a commonly used option though. Handy when you need it for sure.

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