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1999 Siverado Z71 4 WD problem

When I want to put my truck to 2WD, it seems like it is stuck on 4WD. The light goes on that 4WD needs service. Can someone help me

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  • islandaze05 Mar 10, 2009

    I also have the service 4wd light. It usually does not come up for a few minutes when I first start the engine. Once it does, I can not shift from 2wd to 4wd. What could be the issue?

  • jmf96763 Mar 10, 2009

    Thanks, i'll try to get a actuator. Is it easy to fix?

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I had exactly this problem. Very easy to fix! The solder joints broke on the push button's PC board at the connector. Pop out the button assembly , disconnect from wire harness and re-solder the connector pins to the PC board.

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There is a actuator on the front differential that commonly goes out. spendy fix but that will fix your problem

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

  • lee cowan Mar 10, 2009

    yes it should take about an hour and your basic hand tools

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