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Old 06-06-2014, 07:32 AM   #1
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Detroit locker

I've got a Dana 44 rear end, 446 gear, Detroit locker. When going around corners, it used to click, or snap, but lately it feels locked all the time. Any ideas what's going on?
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Old 06-06-2014, 09:18 AM   #2
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there's a set of springs inside - perhaps this spring or spider gear broke or is stuck inside.
Detroit Locker - Automatic Lockers - Locking Differentials

You should be able to check the locker by rotating the rear wheels with it up on jack stands

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Old 06-06-2014, 10:11 AM   #3
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I thought these things were bulletproof?
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I thought these things were bulletproof?
Anything can break though
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Old 06-06-2014, 01:20 PM   #6
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Detroit lockers are always locked. They unlock during a turn.
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They're supposed to, but mine isn't , instead it squeals around corners even with clutch pushed in and going slow
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:08 PM   #8
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Sorry for a newbie question, but cam anyone tell me if this is a always lock detroit or a limited slip?
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Old 06-26-2014, 07:34 AM   #9
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I can tell you it's not a Detroit Truetrac (mechanical limited slip).

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