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1991 awd drive train issues
I recently bought a 1991 astro awd with 208k miles. It's been kept up fairly well. Anyway my question involves the drive train. I replaced one front cv axle as the boot was torn. The issue is when I turn sharply left or right, going forward or backing up, the wheels seem to want to bind up, stop moving etc. Seems to be mainly in the rear although can't really tell for sure. The rear tires seem to slip a bit while going slowly up steep grades, like steep driveways, while turning sharply in either direction.
The mechanic that replaced the axle called a dealer and they said this was normal with this year astro. It doesn't seem right that a truck would be made to do this as normal.
Thought it might be u-joints or the transfer case Other than that the truck runs pretty smooth. Hoping someone can point me in the right direction.
Thanks for any help.