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Old 01-04-2013, 04:55 PM
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Originally Posted by gnucar View Post
Ok, got it back from the dealer today. Had oil and tires done while it was in because it was time. They said that it is a worn gear in the transfer case and is ok to drive but will get progressively worse until failure. ...and quoted a price of $3,600 to replace it.

So, the only questions remaining... Does this sound realistic? Could losing traction in a few big puddles have caused extra stress that pushed a fragile gear over the edge...because otherwise this is a heck of a coincidence. And, how ridiculous is the price? I know it's high, it's a dealer, but is it laugh out the door high or 'just pay it' high?

I assume they are referring to the actuator gear outside the transfer case. That is expensive, if that is what they mean.
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