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How Often Does My Car Need New Transfer Case Fluid?
A transfer case is a part of a drivetrain system. Its primary function is to engage the axles of multi-axle vehicles. Positioned underneath the vehicle, a transfer case is made of an aluminum or...
How to Buy Good Quality Transfer Case Fluid
Do you drive an all-wheel drive, or four-wheel drive vehicle? If so, you can bet it most likely has transfer case fluid. The transfer case fluid is found within the transfer...

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Put a new transfer case on, now tranny won't shift out of first unless I do it manually
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 2000 GMC Sierra 1500. Your transmission and ABS system need a vehicle speed reference to operate correctly. The transfer case has two speed sensors located at the rear extension housing. Inspect the...
stuck in 4 low
If the motor moves through it's range, there may be a problem with the transfer case. Try this first. When you switch from high to low range, gears have to disengage and reengage. When you are attempting to switch the...
Truck stop's pulling going down highway stop put in 4wd and back to 2wd it starts back pulling
Many drivers with your same truck have had issues with the transfer case encoder motor. There will be a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) that can be retrieved with a scan tool to indicate a problem in this system. There is...
Problem with transfer case
The two vehicles had different types of transfer case assemblies depending on if it has part time and automatic full time type systems. The differences between the two transfer cases may be more than just the shift motor swap. If...
Engine revved in drive - 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500
This sounds like the transfer case isn't completely engaging selected gears (High/Low, 2/4wheel drive). There is a GM Service Bulletin on this issue - TSB Reference #3424. Check with your dealer on this one.
The vehicle is 4wd drive and wont shift back to 2wd.
Hello there. You have one of a few possible things going on with your 1992 Mitsubishi Montero. If the gearshift shows 2WD and the vehicle is in 4 high, the most likely fault is either the transfer case shift linkage...
Oil from transfer case vent
Hi, thanks for writing in. A leak in the transfer case can cause a lot of serious issues. Tracing it can be done several ways. The most efficient way for tracking an honest leak is typically a dye test. This...
I need the part for a 1994 Ford XLT 5.8 liter 4x4 adapter housing transmission transfer case automatic. Where do I get it
Hello and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The adapter housing for your transmission to transfer case on your 1994 could be found at most transmission shops. I recommend looking at performance transmission shops to locate the adapter you need. You could...
Truck barely wants to move in 2 hi
Hello. It sounds like you have a transfer case that is failing. It may only be transferring power to the front wheels which will cause these symptoms to occur. I usually drain the fluid from the transfer case and inspect...
Can I change my 4 wheel drive in my Jeep?
In order to to change the system, this will require major component changes like the transfer case and front axle assembly. The systems will need different controls along with different ABS programming if this can be done at all. The...
4x4 issues
Hello and thanks for your question. When you shift from 2WD to 4WD the vacuum solenoid is to help switch the transfer case from 2WD to 4WD a slow to no speed. If you changed the vacuum solenoid and nothing...
Truck won't move while in gear
Hello and thank you for your question. The problem could be 3 different things wrong with your truck. First, look at the brake system to ensure that the brakes are not engaging when you put the vehicle in gear. If...
My 2000 blazer switches itself into 4x4 while driving along and then will not disengage
Your Blazer has a vacuum switch inside the transfer case that can fail which can cause the vacuum to leak pass the seals in the switch which will apply vacuum to the front axle actuator. When this happens, the front...
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...
Tranfer case keeps cracking
Hello. This is a very common problem with this design transfer cases of these years of Dodge vehicles. This is a design flaw that was fixed in newer versions of the transfer case. You can find many forums and complaints...
Transfer case adapter leak.
There should be an output seal between the transmission and the transfer case has an input seal with a gasket in between. If any of these are bad it may leak transmission fluid. I would recommend having a certified technician,...
My Yukon Denali is AWD. With front tires off the ground, should the drive shaft and both tires spin freely of each other?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. This is a normal thing. Your front axle carrier has an electronic actuator that locks it in only when the transfer case is locked into 4WD. The fact that...
Will there be any other concurring problems from this problem? Is it worth the money $2100 to replace?
Since the transfer case is an enclosed case housing many different gears and other components, the damage should be mostly limited to the contents of the case itself. I would however recommend having other compensating parts such as axles inspected...
Transfer case trouble
The rolling while in park should not have anything to do with the transfer case as this is a separate piece of the drivetrain controlled by the transmission. There is a pawl on the end of the transmission shaft (assuming...
transfer case needs replaced
A good estimate would be around 3 hours labor to replace the transfer case as a complete unit.

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