Rear drive shaft nearly out from transfer case and would not go in gear after locking hubs and engaging in 4L

Asked by Aug 13, 2017 at 03:03 PM about the 1994 Toyota Pickup

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Driving down the road yesterday in my 94
Toyota pickup DLX 4x4 and all of the
sudden boom click click and a bunch of
vibration, my first thought was I had a blow
out, but got stopped went to put it in
reverse and nothing so I managed to get to
the foot of the hill and quickly realized my
rear drive shaft was barely in my transfer
case, took the rear drive shaft off and told
the ol lady we were gonna make it home
and she immediately asked how, I said
babe I still got four wheel drive went to
lock my hubs in put it in neutral and
engaged my four wheel drive into 4L and
put it in 1st gear and as bad as the ol lady
was wanting to get on back home the
second I let the clutch out of coarse
NOTHING!!.. Can anyone help me get to
the problem??

2 Answers


repair/replace the shaft if bent/bad,,,imput shaft and u ioints..

1 people found this helpful.

Ok, but quick question why'd the four wheel drive not engage afterwards just to get me back home?... Noticed to that the rear drive shaft back yoke u joints grease fitting was blown off and noticed that it was a shiny silver matalic looking paste almost everywhere behind the rear chunk.

Your Answer:

Toyota Pickup Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Juan Hernandez
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Tacoma
27 Great Deals out of 1,641 listings starting at $1,941
Used Toyota 4Runner
15 Great Deals out of 579 listings starting at $4,900
Used Ford F-150
100 Great Deals out of 12,437 listings starting at $352
Used Ford Ranger
8 Great Deals out of 294 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Corolla
62 Great Deals out of 4,202 listings starting at $260
Used Jeep Wrangler
24 Great Deals out of 1,580 listings starting at $3,494
Used Chevrolet S-10
4 listings

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.