If you tip it way back fluid will run out where the rear shaft goes in and it will get messy. Started truck next morning and my message centre tells me to service 4wd. I disconnected the wire harness from the transfer case actuator. The service 4 wheel drive light illuminated when he first purchased the vehicle in August of 2008. Less than 1 week later at a 2-way stop the problem returned. The contact stated that while driving at 50 mph, the vehicle emitted smoke.
Well I did run the codes on it with my programmerand it gave me u1026 and u1041. Also, you may want a stubby 15mm wrench to get to the top bolt of the transfer case. Thanks in advance for any help you can give. I would not want to do this job laying on my back on the garage floor. It was just shifting hard. I have patched hole three times and still wears through. Then you have to slide the transfer case towards the rear and get it clear of the transmission output shaft.
They told me they would clean it off and apply a layer of jb weld epoxy to it to seal it up. The current mileage was approximately 100,000. Turns out this was a pretty common problem and chevy still doesn't have a solution. The dealer repaired the vehicle per the warranty and replaced a switch underneath the instrument panel; the failure recurred in December 2009. It came with four clips, one being larger than the others and I do not know which column to put the big clip in? It will come on again in approximately 5 minutes, and sometimes a it will pass before it goes on again.
It started at or about 30,000 miles, the truck has 66,000 now and I am sure the dealer won't listen to me, just my wallet. Took my truck for a drive one day and it ran fine. This transfer case housing repair kit makes a great replacement and has good cost savings over dealer units. Two people will make this much easier. The contact stated that the four wheel drive transfer case failed and wore a hole in the housing of the transmission. So I asked the dealer to check where the leak was coming from.
This occurrence was in traffic and dangerous. Recommend usining a transmission jack to remove transfer case. Fixed my issue as well. The approximate failure mileage was 35,000. After returning home in 4wd low I parked the truck and did some research. While in the United States they are unable to receive Turn-by-Turn directions.
Until I could afford to have the transfer case fixed. The failure mileage was 135,000. Do not attempt this at home without professional advice. It is already drained and the truck is up on stands. The truck was going in for a recall in the steerinng pump. The transfer case did have a small hole in it.
Saved me hours of messing around--If you were local I would happily buy you a beer. You can try unplugging that and see if the actuator will disengage and return to 2wd. Returned the vehicle to the dealership a total of 9 times in the first 72,000 miles extended warranty. If you decide to inspect your vehicle while in drive with rear wheels spinning, be wary for your personal safety, since sudden loss of life or limb may be only inches away. Almost like my transfercase is not spinning front drive shaft. Reverse the steps to install it.
The new transfer case rear housing shipped fast, fits well, and works good. Scribe a line on the top of one of the U-joints across the yoke. It' was like a flaw in the casting. After you have removed the four bolts,. While driving 70 mph, the vehicle switched from two wheel to four wheel drive automatically.