Hey everyone. Is there a way to test the Auto Locking Hubs on an 03 X? I don't have any weird noises coming from them but I just wanted to make sure they're in proper working order or if I need to replace them.
I've never tried this so someone feel free to dispute if its wrong:Hey everyone. Is there a way to test the Auto Locking Hubs on an 03 X? I don't have any weird noises coming from them but I just wanted to make sure they're in proper working order or if I need to replace them.
Sounds like they are still engaged. Have you gone in reverse in 2wd recently to unlock?Okay well I haven't had the vehicle in 4WD in over a week now and have been driving it in 2WD. But I can rotate the shafts EVER SO SLIGHTLY before it seems like it's getting locked on the transmission. Does that seem like it's disengaging properly? And how do I test to see if it's locking properly.
Not sure about repairing them, but you can't get them new anymore. Pretty sure you'd either have to source some from the junk yard or buy manual locking hubs.And if they are still engaged, despite me having driven the car regularly (I have to go in reverse every day to get out of my parking space) then they are bad? Or can they be repaired?
Pull those garbage hubs off and buy some warn manual lockers.So to finalize my post. I crawled underneath about a week ago and gave the front driveshaft a few turns and CLICK it stopped spinning. To the best of my knowledge that means it's locked lol. So I guess they're still working. That's a relief. By the by, if anyone has a working or repairable set of the front locking hubs for sale I would love to purchase them.