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Old 03-27-2013, 05:43 PM   #1
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problem with eaton elocker

has anyone had or heard of this problem. after jeep sets for many hours such as overnight the first 3 or four turns made in a 1/4 mile the rear tires scrub some. not like it is fully locked but there is some partial lockup occuring. the locker is 2 weeks old installed professionaly in a dana 44 all new gears and axles. it is going back to the shop that did the install, just wanted other opions or advice thanks all

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Old 03-27-2013, 11:12 PM   #2
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weird, id like to know whats going on, keep us posted!

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Old 03-28-2013, 08:28 AM   #3
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elocker problem

thanks for reading. as soon as i have information i will pass it on
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Old 03-28-2013, 10:15 AM   #4
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Could it be something with heat? The metal is cold and shrinks, partially engaging the locker? I wouldn't think this is a problem and have never heard of it but its an idea... Best of luck!
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Old 03-28-2013, 02:33 PM   #5
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thanks for reading, took the jeep back to the shop today. they called eaton tech support there suggestion was maybe the stator did not have enough clearence and was binding up. won't know any more till monday afternoon as they are pulling the locker out for further inspection
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:06 PM   #6
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got the jeep back,the problem was the gear oil that was put in during the install was 85-140 which is fairly standard from the factory now. in short was to thick in the mornings for the eaton. now has 90wt problem solved. thanks for everyones interest
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:09 PM   #7
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Wow good to know.Just did an Eaton in mine
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:10 PM   #8
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Good read. Thanks for the update. It helps us all!!!
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:13 PM   #9
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Wow good to know.Just did an Eaton in mine
Just installed mine last weekend, too. Maybe we should start an Eaton users thread.
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:24 PM   #10
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It's good to hear that it was a simple fix and didn't inconvenience you too much.
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:15 PM   #11
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I hope nobody else has problems with their eaton, but if anyone does hope this helps
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:29 PM   #12
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Exactly which Eaton locker do you have?
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:11 PM   #13
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eaton elocker dana 44 model

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