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Old 01-02-2010, 01:09 PM
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Binding feel w/locked hubs while turning...

not on dry surfaces!

2001 F350, CC, 7.3 w/manual hubs 126,000 miles...

Due to recent snowfall, I'm now driving more in 4wd but I'm experiencing a rotational binding sensation when turning into driveways, or turning around and such with hubs locked in 4wd (doesn't happen with unlocked hubs)... I can feel it in the steering wheel as well... I believe it's coming from primarily my driver's side, and I'm concerned that it is going to be the U-Joint... Next Saturday I'm planning on installing new rotors and pads, but I figured I'd get some advice on what to look for in regards to this issue in advance...

Any thoughts/opinions would be greatly appreciated...
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Old 01-02-2010, 01:43 PM
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Is this a different feeling than you've had while driving the truck the 126K, in 4WD, or is the truck new to you?

'Cause what you're describing I expect to see on ANY 4WD (dry pavement or Not...)
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Old 01-02-2010, 08:22 PM
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Is this a different feeling than you've had while driving the truck the 126K, in 4WD, or is the truck new to you?

'Cause what you're describing I expect to see on ANY 4WD (dry pavement or Not...)
I picked it up in April 2008, and I guess it feels no worse than last winter (right or wrong)... Since my last truck was a 1999 4x4 Tacoma with CV boots instead of U-joints, I have nothing to directly compare it to... The last winter I had my Tacoma before Toyota bought it back, both CV boots up front were torn open and quality of ride was similar to what I feel now when turning...

A guy at work just bought a 2000 F350 with about the same mileage... The next time we get some snow, I'm going to ask him if i can drive it around work and see if I get the same feeling...
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Every 4WD I driven does that, no matter what make or model, and a Tacoma isn't a truck.
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