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Old July 3rd, 2011, 12:29 PM   #1
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04 1500 no 4x4

tried auto, 4hi, 4lo. nothing. Do these style trucks have the front axle actuator like the older ones had? Can you check them with a multimeter? Thanks!
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Old July 3rd, 2011, 12:34 PM   #2
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Ya you may have a bad actuator,i've replaced several of those with the newer update from gm.im sure you can buy them any where.
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Old July 3rd, 2011, 12:38 PM   #3
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Put it in 4 hi and see if you can spin the front driveshaft with the front end jacked up.if you cant, the actuator or something else in the axle is bad,if the drive shaft spins,its in the t-case/linkage.
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Old July 3rd, 2011, 12:43 PM   #4
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I shoulda read that closer,thought it said 94 chevy.dont know about a 04,if it doesnt go to 4 low,as in no low range it would be a t-case shift motor i would think.but im sure someone knows more then me,and will help out.
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Old July 3rd, 2011, 12:45 PM   #5
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Just my .02, but i've that the switches are pretty common to go bad. The 4x4 dash switch that is
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Old July 7th, 2011, 12:14 PM   #6
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When you ture your key all the lights should flash then go off and then light up whatever gear its in. If they dont it could be the switch on the dash.
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