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2001 yukon slips out of 4 wheel drive with a grinding noise when accelerating

I loose 4WD when accelerating more than normal

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Probably got a weak servo at the diff.

Posted on Jan 18, 2013

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SOURCE: problems with acceleration - 2001 Yukon

Most likely it is due t5o dirty fuel injectors or bad mass air flow sensor

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SOURCE: 1999 yukon 4 wheel drive

4x4 module. this controls the 4x4 common thing on gm

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SOURCE: My 2001 GMC Jimmy is stuck in 4 Lo.

i believe those are vacuum controlled on top of the transfer case is a plug with 3-4 vacuum lines going to it,you will need to take it out and see if the check ball is stuck if it is it needs to be replaced

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SOURCE: I have an '02 gmc yukon, stuck in 4 low.

Check for a blown fuse. use your manual to find fuse location. you can remove the shift motor and engage it manually, you need to remove front driveshaft.

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SOURCE: Noise in front end 2002 zr2 blazer

Two things maybe your problem:1 .Front axle actuator to engage 4wd is not releasing. 2. Front axle u-joint needs replacing. Lift car on jacks with front end off ground. Then spin tires by hand as fast as you can and see if you hear the noise and where it is coming from ( spin in both directions).

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