Question about 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab
My truck has had the service 4WD light on for some time now, I haven't been able to shift into 4 wd, but the other day I got stuck and was able to shift into 4 low but now cannot get it to shift back. I have tried the disconnecting the battery trick and that didn't do it. Any suggestions.
I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM. CHANGED SWITCH AND THE SAME THING. I START THE TRUCK AND IS IN 4 HI. THEN HIT AUTO AND THEN 2WD THEN IT SHUTS OFF. AND SERVICE LIGHT COMES ON. STAYS IN 2WD. I CAN HEAR ACTUATOR WHEN TRUCK KEY IS TURNED AND CHANGE WHEN BUTTONS ARE PUSHED. I READ IT COULD BE GROUND UNDER DRIVER SIDE BAD. NEEDED TO BE CLEANED. I WILL TRY TOMORROW
Posted on Mar 01, 2013
The encoger circuit is bad it is a flat electric clocking moter held to the transfer case by 3 15 mm bolt search for a used one this is an expensive part this is a common problem
Posted on Aug 27, 2010
The 4wd switch has gone bad it sounds like. if the light flashes that should be the problem. try buying a used one from salvage yard. it
Posted on Dec 22, 2008
MINE DOES THE SAME. I have to shut off engine and start again then press 4x4 button immediatley and it works.....
Posted on Feb 11, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2004 chev silverado Z71 1500 4wd
That was a good suggestion by Molson. Also, if you have been doing a lot of heavy hauling, have them check the strainer, which could be a problem as well.
Posted on Jul 07, 2009
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