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post #1 of 12 Old 03-01-2010, 09:51 AM Thread Starter
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Issue with truck...watch video.

Link to problem... YouTube - F350 4x4 issue with front end when turning in 4x4

2000 F350 PSD CC 4x4.

When the hubs are locked in and the front u-joint is turning at full lock left or right I start getting some clunking like the u joint is bad, but the u joint is brand new. In the video you can see the u joint "jerking" the akle, steering linkage and even some movement at the tranny.

What should i do?

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I think all of them do that at full lock

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Yeah my 2005 F250 does it at full lock. Also my dads 1992 250 does the same thing at full lock.

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Is this your first 4wd truck?

What you're seeing is the limit of the U-Joint ability to run smoothly at such a severe angle. Completely Normal, 4wd trucks have been doing this since their beginning.

4wd cars and lesser trucks can use different types of CV joints that might not give you that feeling but, you're driving a Real Truck now!
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Mine does it as well

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Mine does it. I think your fine.

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its normal i say

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Yep, normal.

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Thanks everyone for your input. And for the record ive owned many 4x4's......about 9, none of them made this sound.

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2000 F350 Crew Cab 4x4
Muffler dumpped
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