The truck has never been in 4 low. This is a guess since i am not there, the factory snap ring on the output shaft that is prone to failure. It is drivable until it breaks. For the Borg-Warner Transfer Cases, an identification tag is attached to an extension housing bolt. Amsoil tech line also said that the Smurf stuff is proprietary and Amsoil does not have a product that they can say will work. Not using the custom tool means taking half the car apart to get around it.
Close the valve, then have the helper let off of the pedal and pump up again. Whinning greater at 8-12mph then very suttle and intermitten at speeds of 12-20mph but hearing a snap, then grining noise. Hopped back in and started to pull forward in which this air raid like whinning noise picked up immediatly upon movement. You will receive a 24 month, no hassle warranty that you can count on, plus quick refund of your core deposits. Quite a few shavings on the magnet. Shift into neutral from reverse and it took a few seconds going from neutral for the sound to disappear from the reverse rattle. It is synthetic and my dealer puts it in all T-cases as a cure for any noise complaints.
Change the fluid in your transfer case also for indication of a gear problem. Thx You do not need any additive for your truck. Check for Leaks: Ensure the bolts are tight, and wipe up any residual fluid, to ensure there are no leaks. I've had previous experience to educate me what this sounds like! You need to use dealer only purchase Auto-Trex fluid. When shifted into park, the car acts as if it is neutral. This is for two speed auto! Pushed car back, just fine.
I called the Stealer and they told me to use Smurf oil. Does the pushbuttons include a round button that says 'Auto 4wd'? They can't be that much. There are 2 plugs located on the rear of the transfer case. My money is on the motor as the sinning siren sound is like that of a spent electric motor. Now see if it still blows the fuse, if the fuse don't blow the actuator is the problem.
Shifting into reverse was stiff at first. The trick is to leave the belt on and tight. Not a critical failure, but not a good sign either. I know some amount of gear wear is normal, but this seems excessive. . Even some of the older vehicles, 1990. I changed the transfer case fliuld out of my truck at 46K and the drain plug looked like that, also the fluid was fairly red.
Then change the fluid in your front and rear differential. Not enough room in driveway to get car above 3-4 mph. Do you have two speed automatic or two speed selectable? I want to change the transfer case fluid on my 98 K1500 Suburban, it has 185K and the fluid has only been changed once according to receipts. Climbed under and looked at my three week old new u-joint which appeared fine. Going to lower Tranny pan later today and inspect the fluid I just put in it about 350 miles ago.
Please help this decently experianced do-it-yourselfer. Can anyone confirm that my front diff doesn't take 3 quarts? This usually takes about 20 to 30 mins. Sep 20, 2011 Was the transfer case fluid changed every 50K miles? Note the condition of the drain bolt: Mine had a significant amount of metal shavings on the magnetic drain bolt. This will tell you if you have a gear problem. Both plugs looked like that. Do you have a the stick on the floor or do you have a push button switch to engage 4x4? Follow these simple steps to change your fluid: 1. Switch Indicator Lamps Do Not Light - One or More? Rebuild or replace with used.
You need to always know you can fill it back up. Proper identification is the key to knowing what fluid you need, just like vms4evr described. Not to mention running cooler on those hot summer days. Another thump and a snap with a little crunch sound to it. » said by : Is the noise coming from the transfer case or the front differential? Climbed under car and had wife place in reverse to help locate exact placement of noise. I can't find a reliable source anywhere that says my truck is supposed to take 2 or 3 quarts of front diff fluid.
Although, to the point above, the fluid was nice and red, and clean. GreenRado, does the stuff come on the bolts already? The Autotrac transfer case is only available on the 1500's. Is the noise coming from the transfer case or the front differential? Sep 22, 2013 You can not continue what your doing ,until you have a service manual or some type of reference material to understand the system your trying to diagnose. Noise while in Reverse is where the transfer case meets with the transmission. My gut tells me I need a new tranny.