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Check the U joints on the front driveshaft. Also see if the front differential is in good shape, with no play in the pinion gear input. Beyond that, if you have locking hubs, make sure they're either in or out all the way and the same on both sides.

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Q: What could be the problem if when in 4 wheel drive you hear a repetitive knocking coming from the front end?
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