Transfer Box Problems & Common Fault Symptoms

The Transfer Box is part of the car Gearbox and Drivetrain system. We have 3 associated problem symptoms connected to it.

We also have 23 owner problems that mention it.

3 Symptoms of Transfer Box Problems
The Latest Owner Problems

We have 23 owner submitted problems mentioning the Transfer Box - see more problems .

Gear box noise

I noticed that my car became heavier while on-road a few weeks ago and there was a warning sign of oil change on the das...

2013 Vauxhall Antara CDTI
Posted: Sep 12, 2020

Has anyone had any experience with the gearboxes "blowing" in a Shogun.. Mine has just done it for a 2nd time, let me ex...

2001 Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 DiD
Posted: Oct 29, 2017
Bad fixation transfer box

My Megane Scenic has a negative point on its French MOT 'Bad fixation transfer box'. It didn't fail the test. It's...

2000 Renault Scenic 1.9 dci
Posted: Aug 22, 2016
Gear selection

Difficulty in selecting gears when manoeuvring ie parking or reversing trailer. No problem when driving normally. It s...

2007 Mitsubishi L200 Animal
Posted: Mar 2, 2015
Gearbox Issue

On Friday I went to leave work, put the car in 1st gear and the lever jumped straight out. When I went back in to first ...

1992 Land Rover Discovery 1 series
Posted: Oct 21, 2013
Can't select four wheel drive

Four wheel drive lever movesfrom 2h to 4h ect but not engaging centre light flashing on 4wd lighting auto box work fine...

2003 Mitsubishi Shogun 3.2 auto
Posted: Aug 17, 2013
Intermitant grinding at rear

Ihave a 2000 jimny that has a loud grinding noise that comes on and after 50 yards theres a loud thump and noise goes it...

2000 Suzuki Jimny manual
Posted: Jul 30, 2013
Leaking oil at the transfer box on both drive shafts

I removed the transfer box and striped it down to find oil grooved bushings where the drive shaft goes in I went order t...

2002 Mitsubishi Pajero LWB
Posted: Jun 21, 2013
Sounds like wheel bearings failing ?

At about 30 - 40 mph a rough "buzz" like a hand sawing sound comes from underneath. Engage the 4x4 drive for a few secon...

2005 Suzuki Jimny VVT
Posted: Feb 8, 2013
4 wheel drive

wheh in 4 wheel drive and i turn the steering to a hard lock it puts the jeep under alot of strain like the back wheels ...

2002 Suzuki Jimny 1.3
Posted: Jan 28, 2013
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