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Old 10-18-2009
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4X4 problem

My tcase will not engage into 4x4. When i start the truck both 4x4 and 4lo lights come on and go off. When i hit the switch to 4hi it does nothing, no clicking of the module or light. If i turn it to 4lo, the light goes on there is ac couple clicks, but it never engages. If i try to turn the switch back to 2wd, there is no clicking and the 4lo light will stay on. Ive tried 2 shift motors with the same results. Could it be the switch? The module is a year old.
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Could be the switch, possibly the module. I'd use a voltmeter to check the wires. I had the same problem only I had no lights coming on or off. My module was bad.

Don't forget to check your fuses
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sounds like your t case motor bit the dust try takeing it apart and cleaning it if that dont work its time to buy a new one.
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I just went thru this a couple days ago. I thought it was the shift motor so I swapped it out...no change. After some reading I found that if the fuse blows this can happen..I didn't have any blown fuses. I pulled the radio bezel out and unplugged the switch, then plugged it back in and now it works...go figure...lol
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Ive tried 2 shift motors with the same results.
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sounds like your t case motor bit the dust try takeing it apart and cleaning it if that dont work its time to buy a new one.
Not sure if that's issue if he tried two already.
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Check your switch first! a lot of people run into this problem and it can end up being the switch which is cheap at a junkyard or on here. i have an extra switch somewhere i just need to find it lol
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Not sure if that's issue if he tried two already.
sorry i missed that part.


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Check your switch first! a lot of people run into this problem and it can end up being the switch which is cheap at a junkyard or on here. i have an extra switch somewhere i just need to find it lol
thats why im going to maunal t case im tired of this electric juck not working when you need it too
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sorry i missed that part.




thats why im going to maunal t case im tired of this electric juck not working when you need it too
I don't blame you haha i haven't run into a problem yet myself, knock on wood, but i know it happens to people all the time haha. if i find a manual tcase i would def pick it up haha
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Yea, I need to get rollin on a manual tcase swap. 4x4 problem no more
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Old 10-19-2009
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my electronic switch crap did the same thing, you can hit the button 100 times and it still wont engage.. then my slave cylinder went, and dad and i didnt have the time to change it so we took it to a shop and got it replaced and my 4x4 and 4low button started working again... it was weird. havent had a problem with it since.

sounds like the switch is gone.. oh ya i hate the electronic crap too.. its a pain in the **** sometimes especially when you need it and it doesnt work.. so your sitting there for a few minutes mashing the button.
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Old 10-20-2009
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Ill have to check out getting a new switch. I've been looking to go manual for a while. Just nothing around here that i can afford.
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