Some 2005 Silverados have a heavy-duty Allison transmission. When the light is on, the truck won't shift into or out of 4-wheel drive. The problem is, they will test fine as they are being rebuilt. The transmission is fine, but there is a stress crack on the outer case. In addition, I called a local repair shop to get an estimate for the transfer case replacement, I was told they repaired three in the last two weeks and two are in the shop for the same problem.
It's kind of tough to get the fluid in too. There are the good, bad, and ugly. While driving 5 mph, the vehicle hesitated prior to depressing the accelerator pedal. I know how frustrating the last month has been for me. It is necessary to know which type of case your vehicle needs before attempting to replace it with a new or reconditioned model. Or should I just leave well enough alone? Automotive transfer cases and transmissions do not share fluid. Mixing the fasteners or using non-approved locking or sealing compounds can lead to fastener damage and failure.
It does not take the fluid that you reference. I had two bearings left and the rest were all shattered and messed up. I can't think of anything that would cause this. Did it blow going in 2 or 4-wheel? I played with it for a bit and no luck. Admin, I'd agree with your comments if dealers were honest. Is it only me that thinks that wires should not ware out? I have a 2000 Silverado 1500 4x4 with push button 4wd. The truck is nice, but I really miss my trouble free Toyota.
I never had this occur to me or seen this. I need sum help, Please It would not have any codes on it? Sounds like gm is ignoring this problem. Everything I have researched has led to issues in both problems. As for the excess fluid in the t-case. I believe the harness needs to be replaced because of the possibility of water hetting into it. The approximate failure mileage was 163,000. Wipe any spilled fluid from the transfer case with your shop rag.
Sometimes it works fine sometimes not at all. He stated that the top of the transmission case was cracked. If I turn off the truck with the 4-wheel drive engaged, when I turn the truck back on, it is still engaged. After having the vehicle inspected by a repair shop, he was advised that the bracket in the transfer case failed. The 4X4 lights sometimes flashes. Parts cost alone was horrendous. Identified numerous complaints online on duramax trans missions, and identified an aftermarket product was made to prevent further cracks from occurring.
There is a service bulletin on this condition where the wire harness to the speed sensor wears through and can make the transfer case act erratically. If applicable, install the transfer case shield and torque the fasteners to 15 foot-pounds. So, should I check out that harness as the 1st step, or is it looking like I need to replace the whole encoder motor? Ensure that the plugs and fasteners go back into their original holes, and use only the factory-authorized thread sealant. The vehicle was picked up and towed by the dealer where the vehicle was purchased and diagnosed that the transfer case needed to be replaced. The easiest access that i have found is to take the dash off that covers the light switch and extends over to the radio area. All the oil drains out of case causing catistrophic fallers. I just noticed the problem a couple of weeks ago.
One night and my indicator light said I was in neutral for some reason. I haven't checked to see if that fuse blew again, but if so, could it be the wiring harness, or would it be a short in the Encoder Motor itself. It first appeared just before transmission went out. I can only put in about 1. Make sure this component is always in good working order to keep those wheels spinning down the highway. Questions, 1 Is the dtc read from obd2 connector or somewhere else? I have not yet had a problem with the brakes, yet, but I tell you, it will be looked into. Of course, I'd prefer honest dealer listings.
It could be leaking from the tranny into the t-case? Probably going to service it this summer, and was thinking of changing to that. Another friend of mine has a 2004 Silverado and her encoder motor went bad on the freeway. This insulation breakdown can also cause a short circuit blown fuse. The last 2 or 3 months, my oil pressure Guage has been shooting up to 60 when I take off or accelerate, it shoots up there to 60. I ended up talking to the service manager who looked at it and agreed to replace it on them so I have to make one more trip there. My case was found by tec before fall ire my brothers failed on a trip leaving him stranded.
My guy has rebuilt a Freightliner from the ground up, so I am certain of his competence. The encoder motor my friend used was a remanufactured one. This is in case you can't get the fill plug out. I've changed mine twice now! However all 4wd drive functions seem to be working. The contact discovered that the transmission was leaking fluid while backing out of the driveway. After further investigation, it indeed takes 1.
The failure mileage was 91,708. I haven't replaced the actual encoder motor yet. Chevrolet gave customers many options on all three versions of the 2005 Silverado, so knowing the correct fluids to add to the truck components is imperative. I have a problem, where the 4wd lights sometimes illuminate, and sometimes don't. I dont want to cause damage , but dont want to pay for unnecessary service either. It's most likely a wire shorted to ground, somewhere. Chevy technical service bulletin 05-04-21-003C, dated April 15, 2008, discusses a water intrusion condition affecting the harness and gives part numbers for modified harness assemblies and connectors part numbers vary by vehicle option codes.