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Old Mar 23rd, 2021, 17:54   #9
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Originally Posted by PVSPete View Post
Regarding running in 2WD without the propshaft - I'm struggling to locate a whine at present on my 2005 D5 auto XC90 and have removed the propshaft to eliminate it from my enquiries . . . my whine is still there, but the car drives fine (perhaps slightly better) with no warning lights or issues showing. If the front wheels were to lose traction, I guess the Haldex coupling would engage as normal but with no prop, the rear wheels wouldn't be driven to help out.
Have you told your insurance company? The AWD system is a key part of the overall DSTC, traction control etc.?

In reality the risk of anything happening is small but the consequences (either injury or financial) could be anything but....
2015 XC60 D5 SE LUX, 2012 Ford Ranger XL SC, 1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500
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