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2003 ford f250 4x4 problems

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by UniqueTouch, Jan 8, 2017.

  1. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    If all you need are bearings, the parts are fairly cheep, the labor will be where your costs add up.
    No idea what the shop rates are in your area so hard for me to guess. I suspect it will be a 6-8 hr job for a shop. But that not based on experience, I've never hired anything like that out.
     
  2. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    lol no offense taking brother, i def, cant do it lol first to admit that, trying to figured out how much its gonna cost in total for parts and labor and how long they take to do something like that
     
  3. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    A ring and pinion set is under 600 bucks, another couple hundred for bearings. If you need it all. If the noise just started, you "may" be able to get by with just bearings.
     
  4. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 401

    First things first, isolate/ troubleshoot where to noise is coming from
     
  5. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    Ok will bring the truck home early tomorrow morning and start trying to trouble shoot it and will def be back on lol. thank you guys have a great night and be safe , be blessed, gnite
     
  6. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    what weigh oil goes in transfer case?
     
  7. Randall Ave

    Randall Ave 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,649

    Look in your owners manual. Usually it's ATF.
     
  8. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    k, i checked the shaft there was no play in it. going to top fluid and test it again
     
  9. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    couldn't get the plug out. going to my cousins shop later, he doesn't have a lift but atleast its inside , Sucks i have no one i can trust to bring it to , to let me know exactly what the problem is.
     
  10. ktfbgb

    ktfbgb PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,672

    If its stuck that bad soak it with WD40 or some kind of penetrating oil for a while before you take an impact to it.
     
  11. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    yea sprayed the crap out of it going to attempt again in a little while
     
  12. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    Changed the fluid , 4x4 works fine without the plow on it, it's a heavy plow, had a mechanic drive it obcousrse no noise when he drove it lol what else is new , but when plow is on it it makes that metal noise, also I hear a little whining noise , he told me it's gonna have to just break because he has no way of pin pointing. ? Lol unreal
     
  13. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,319

    Inspect brake dust shields for sign of rubbing. How do they rotors look? Could be just enough play in hubs to allow the rotors to rub when plow is on.
     
  14. UniqueTouch

    UniqueTouch Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    Gotta check never did this when I had my other light duty plow, but to be honest first sign of this was when I was pulling my boat out of the water I needed two week drive and I hear a grinding noise