AWD not engaging

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Asked by Ghynes Dec 02, 2016 at 12:50 PM about the 2008 Mazda Tribute s Sport 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Rear wheels not engaging is snow covered driveway.
what could be causing the lack of rear wheel power?
front wheels spin freely on the ice but no power distributed to rear

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Hi, Yes I am sure it is AWD Vehicle will not make it up the snow covered driveway, front wheels spin and get stuck. we bought it used but the nice people we bought it from did not have any issues with it.

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I think this is a common problem. It has to do with a broken weld inside the transfer case (I think).

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Maybe this thread will help --- https://www.cargurus.com/Cars/Discussion-t35447_ds544114

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I believe this is it! Thank you! will let you know

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Hi, I replaced the transfer case with one from a scrap yard. All good now

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Thanks for the feedback!

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