Question about 1998 Chevrolet K2500
The 4 wheel drive tends to lock in and wont dissengage unless you put it in reverse then drive then put the 4wd on reverse then forward again then disengage and reverse one more time.
Try disconnecting the
actuator at the front diff and see whether it disengages quickly. The
actuator moves a shift fork and gear sleeve in the front diff, once the
actuator turns off a return spring disengages the shift fork and gear sleeve to
return the truck to 2WD. Possibly the spring is bad/broken or the shift
fork/sleeve are getting hung up? It can be encoder motor on the transfer case. Try
hitting the transfer case with hammer slightly. You can try taking a small hammer and tap on the motor
and sometimes it will free it up. If not, it's most likely going to need
This should help.Keep updated.Thanks.Helpmech.
Posted on Apr 09, 2011
I guess that is the transmission case motor
switch is not sure what mode it is in (4x4low, 4x4high or 2wd)., and
need to be replaced.
The advantage of Dorman actuator is that it is not the gas controlled piston which is cold temperature sensitive. There are tricks to install the transmission switch so I would not recommend doing it by yourself since you can seriously kill your transmission.
Posted on Apr 09, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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