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1996 chev pu 1500 4wd acuator wired to stay on always.

Is the front axle supposed to be ingaged always even when in 2wd? three wires to acuator two are powered up when put in 4wd other one I think is ground looks like someone has spliced brown wire into the 4wd light senser. also my chain in tranfer case is slipping now probly because of that.

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Your best bet would be to take it to your local mechanic or yourself if you feel comfortable with it and first correctly rewire the actuator. If the chain still keeps slipping after this which it probably will you need a t-case rebuild.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

  • rechanic Mar 15, 2009

    The front driveshaft is always spinning on these since they do not have manual hubs but the front wheels should not actually engage until you put it in 4x4

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