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My advtrac light comes on when i crank up my truck and stays on

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Your 4x4 needs service.

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SOURCE: AdvTrac light remains on all the time and "check AdvTrac" message

You will have to retrieve and clear codes from VDM module with a scan tool. You may also have to calibrate it as well.

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