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What Does the Four Wheel Drive Warning Light Mean?
The four wheel drive light means your car has activated four wheel drive. If the Service 4WD light is on, there may be an issue with the system.
B2106 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Position Input Out of Range High
B2106 trouble code means there's a range issue with the throttle position input in a 4WD system, caused by a damaged circuit in the 4WD system.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Front Axle Engagement Switch
If your car has four-wheel drive but the system cannot engage, gets stuck, or does not activate, consider replacing the front axle engagement switch.
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Front Axle Engagement Switch
If your car has four-wheel drive but the system cannot engage, gets stuck, or does not activate, consider replacing the front axle engagement switch.
How Long Does a Front Axle Engagement Switch Last?
If If you drive a 4x4 vehicle then you have what is called a front axel engagement switch. This switch is responsible for controlling your actuator, which is what signals the front differential on your vehicle. All you have to...
5 Essential Things to Know About Off-Roading
Ah, Ah, the thrill of going off-road! If you’ve done it, you know there’s nothing better than showing off your expertise and skill. However, if you haven’t, there are five essential things you need to know before you leave the...
3 Essential Things to Know about Four-Wheel Drive (4WD)
Four-wheel Four-wheel drive is a form of drivetrain. A four-wheel drive vehicle has two or more axles, which provide power to four wheel ends. These vehicles have a transfer case, which means the front and rear drive shafts will be...
3 Essential Things to Know about Four-Wheel Drive (4WD)
Four-wheel Four-wheel drive is a form of drivetrain. A four-wheel drive vehicle has two or more axles, which provide power to four wheel ends. These vehicles have a transfer case, which means the front and rear drive shafts will be...
5 Essential Things to Know Before Buying a Truck
Trucks Trucks are a popular option thanks to their overall versatility. They can haul people and things with ease, and they handle off-road adventures like champs. However, there are five essential things to know before buying a truck. Passengers The...
How to Rent a 4WD Vehicle
Rental vehicle companies provide you with the option to choose different vehicles to suit your needs. Rental companies have fleets of vehicles that contain sub-compact through luxury full-size cars, compact through premium sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and passenger vans....
How to Tell if Your Car is Front or Rear-Wheel Drive
Every Every car has a drivetrain of some sort. The drivetrain is a system of transferring your car engine’s horsepower to the drive wheels that propels your car. The drivetrain consists of: Axle shafts Differential Propeller shaft Transfer case...
How All Wheel Drive Works
What What is All-Wheel Drive? All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles send power to all four of the wheels. This can be done in a number of ways but the end goal is improved traction and performance for the vehicle. While All-Wheel...
How All Wheel Drive Works
What What is All-Wheel Drive? All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles send power to all four of the wheels. This can be done in a number of ways but the end goal is improved traction and performance for the vehicle. While All-Wheel...
How All Wheel Drive Works
What What is All-Wheel Drive? All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles send power to all four of the wheels. This can be done in a number of ways but the end goal is improved traction and performance for the vehicle. While All-Wheel...
How All Wheel Drive Works
What What is All-Wheel Drive? All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles send power to all four of the wheels. This can be done in a number of ways but the end goal is improved traction and performance for the vehicle. While All-Wheel...
How All Wheel Drive Works
What What is All-Wheel Drive? All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles send power to all four of the wheels. This can be done in a number of ways but the end goal is improved traction and performance for the vehicle. While All-Wheel...
How All Wheel Drive Works
What What is All-Wheel Drive? All-Wheel Drive (AWD) vehicles send power to all four of the wheels. This can be done in a number of ways but the end goal is improved traction and performance for the vehicle. While All-Wheel...

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Truck will not go into gear.
The shift linkage inside the transfer case may of broke or came loose from driving the vehicle on the highway in 4x4. I have seen entire transfer cases destroyed inside from driving on the highway locked into 4x4. I recommend...
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Transfer case shift motor
Hello. C0327 is the trouble code for a malfunction with the transfer case encoder motor as you alluded. This is the electric motor that allows the transfer case to engage into 4wd mode. This code is commonly caused by water...
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Four wheel drive stuck in two wheel drive.
This is a pretty common issue for your vehicle. The most likely cause of your concern is a bad shifter motor for your transfer case. Other common failures are of the transfer case control module and the actual switch that...
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4WD will not engage
First, if there are any other lights on the dash, (such as the VSC, ABS etc.,) the 4WD module may not allow the 4WD to engage. As for the symptoms that could be causing this condition, it could be: ...
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2002 Toyota 4runner noise in 4x4
It could be an internal tranfercase noise, but I wouldn't jump to that conclusion yet. The noise could be coming from the front driveshaft, CV axles, ect. Anything that's turning when the four-wheel drive is engaged could be the culprit....
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I need to now if my 2001 GMC Sierra 1550 4WD had a 3 or 4 spline pitman arm.
Hi there. To see if the pitman arm has 3 or 4 splines, check the splines on it with the nut off. Use a flashlight and look at the splines to see if there are 3 large flat areas or...
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Transfer box gone on Audi A4 DTM - how much to repair? 2006 Audi A4 Quattro
Hello - if you are able to release the clutch in any gear, and get no motion, a shaft or final drive gearset in the transmission has failed. The only real hope here is that a shifter cable has failed...
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My front wheels are locked when I switched to four wheel drive.
If your transfer case can switch from 2 HI, 4 Hi, and 4 LOW, then there is nothing wrong with the transfer case. There seems to be an issue with the front locking solenoid and it may be stuck in...
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Noise coming from transfer case. Not coming out of 4 wheel drive quadra drive II.
Hello. We will be happy to assist you. The issue your vehicle is having will be best pinpointed by technician. I suggest that you have a technician perform an inspection of your four wheel drive system to help find the...
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I HAVE A 2009 SRX V6
Between the drive shaft and the yoke into the differential is a u-joint. Based on your description that joint may be faulty and in need of replacement. To have that component inspected, and replaced if necessary, please request universal joint...
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Grinding in front right wheel
Hello, and thank you for writing in. When dealing with these issues there needs to be a general inspection done of the drive shaft, transfer case, differentials, and axles. Look for any obvious signs of damage, fluid leaking, or parts...
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I have a 1990 Chevy 4x4 short wheel base step side with an automatic transmission.
If the front drive shaft is spinning and not able to be engaged, then the chain in the transfer case could be broken. For the transmission to be in neutral in all the gears, but lock up in the park...
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Driving from Washington to Oregon when I got home battery boiled over. The 4 wheel drive dash lights and overdrive are on.
Hello. With so many lights indicating on the dashboard such as the check engine light and the overdrive light they will certainly be codes present inside of the transmission control module and engine control module. I suggest that a technician...
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Clunking noise when coming to a stop
If you have the 4WD version of the truck with CV axles in the front, a possibility is a faulty outer CV joint. Such can often be detected on visual exam and with simple tests. Failure of the outer CV...
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4wd engages but vehicle bucks like 4wd is slipping.
There is likely an internal issue going on within your transfer case. The most common cause of transfer case slippage is low fluid. I suggest that the transfer case fluid condition and level is checked. If the two wheel drive...
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Questing about shifting from 4wd to 2wd.
Hi there. When shifting out of 4WD, it is best to stop the vehicle and back up about 10 feet. This will fully disengage the transfer case and put the vehicle into 2WD mode. It is normal for the transfer...
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Cost to replace rear differential on a 2014 Tacoma TRD 4x4?
Billing question was sent to CS for the cost to replace the rear differential on a 2014 Toyota Tacoma TRD 4WD.
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I was told some 4x4 jeep models are primarily front wheel drive then the rears kick in when engaged.
Hi there. To determine if your vehicle or another jeep in that manner is rear wheel drive or front wheel drive, simply look at the transmission. If the transmission is mounted horizontal, then the vehicle is front wheel drive. If...
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4x4 not working. Replaced transfer case motor, control module, and tested the 4WD switch. Everything is good.
Hi there. The synchronizer or fork inside the transfer case may be damaged causing the transfer case to not engage the front axle. Try to put the transfer case in 4 HI and see if the vehicle is engaging. If...
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Cant I put manual hubs on my trooper?
Hi there. You can change the auto locking hubs to manual locking hubs as long as the parts will fit. Just keep in mind, by replacing the auto hubs with manual hubs, you will have to get out of the...

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