Question about 1998 GMC Jimmy
Yes I have a problem with my 4x4 when you push the 4hi or 4low the light comes on but it doesn't ingage at all . It acts like a vacuum hose but i'm not sure where the hose goes .
Hi there. under your battery is the 4x4 actuator. there should be a vacuum hose that is connected to it. this actuator is the one that will lock your front diff in 4x4. this hose could fall off and you will not have 4 wheel drive without it connected.If that hose is connected, there is another hose which comes from the vacuum switch up the back of the engine and over toward the driver side of the engine compartment. it tees off and one end goes to a little resevoir on the engine hood. with the engine running, check to see if you have vacuum to this hose. also with thye engine running press the 4x4 switch and make sure that the actuator os working. the vacuum should **** the diaphram in and hold it in. If there is vacuum to the diaphram when 4x4 is engaged but the diaphram doesn't hold, you will need a new actuator. Hope this helps you.
Posted on Dec 29, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 26, 2015 | GMC Cars & Trucks
Jan 20, 2011 | 1998 GMC Jimmy
Oct 26, 2010 | 1997 Chevrolet K1500
Apr 30, 2010 | 1998 GMC Jimmy
Feb 04, 2010 | 1995 GMC Sierra C1500
Dec 06, 2009 | 1998 GMC Jimmy
483 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!