If you see any large chunks of metal, that is a sign you have internal damage somewhere in the transfer case and you'll need to rebuild it. Once fluid starts coming out, give it one more slow pump. Use the wrong fluid at your peril as the clutches can slip, chatter, and glaze! Ah, what the heck is the point of working on your own equipment if you don't have motor oil or transfer case oil or hydraulic oil gush all over you? I noticed that when I put my truck in 4 low on my 4x4 manual shift ,and I put the truck in reverse, you can feel the torque. I've had bad luck using teflon tape acouple times. I usually put in couple quartz and then see where it goes from there.
The result is no 4 wheel drive no power to front wheels when shift on the fly is pressed, leaving driver sliding on snow or ice--which happened to me in a near wreck. And each time, a complete fluid exchange and filter change. It is also possible to have the 243 transfer case that is a push button controlled non-autotrac transfer case. Ah, what the heck is the point of working on your own equipment if you don't have motor oil or transfer case oil or hydraulic oil gush all over you? Yeah, been there, done that. He fixed it and it was fine for about 6 months and now it is doing it again. Give them my dealer number 5331179 4.
Hey Guys, Doing a major service on my truck and Owners Manual says, Dextron 6 for the Transfer Case. Brought to you by www. The dealer admitted they too heard an issue, and claimed when put on a lift there were noises coming from transfer case that sounded like a bearing different from my clicking relay which they made no mention. The consumer was told that the wrong lubricant was used at the factory for the steering column shaft. It should take right around 1.
The driveshaft going towards the rear of the truck powers the rear axle, and the driveshaft going to the front powers the front axle. While the contact was examining his vehicle he noticed that there was oil dripping from the transfer case under the vehicle. Ive searched and seen mix reviews throughout google and what not. When I pulled the funnel out, fluid came out so I'm letting fluid drain down into my catch pan still. Shut off vehicle, restart and able to put back into 2 wheel drive. If you're familiar with wet clutches and wet brakes used in certain tractors, backhoes, skidders, etc, you'll know what I mean.
If you need more guidance, or step by step instructions, check out our , or get the , or our. First thing you should do is remove the transfer case skid plate for easier access. Brought to you by www. Be sure to place your drain pan with this in mind. My driveway is not exactly level, so I filled it up until it ran out the fill hole, put the old fill plug in, moved it out on the street where it's level, and checked again. I didn't use ramps or anything, just crawled under while it was in the driveway.
Here are some of the common issues complained about. After much research-as a matter of how to service the transmission-it's a fact most dealers do not drop the pan. Want to make it last? Just like your transmission, the transfer case requires fluid for both lubrication and cooling. Id love some feedback or thoughts. I have called another dealership to confirm and he said the blue stuff, the stuff in it is red.
Smoked the clutch pack, burned out 2 bushings and bent shift shaft. It should not have separated. Never crashed or bumped but had to replace left front air bag sensor. Make sure you have a catch pan underneath. Think of it being the same as how much you would tighten the engine oil drain plug.
It is also possible to have the 243 transfer case that is a push button controlled non-autotrac transfer case. The vehicle was serviced by the dealer and there were no prior warnings. Passlock issues started in Jan 2014, has left me stranded a couple times now. I have the same truck as you only an extended cab. Limped it the 2 miles to dealership for diagnosis. Why not buy Brand X fluid at one third the price?? Second problem, speedometer reading incorrectly or not at all.
Step 2 — Drain fluid Before getting too far into it, you need to figure out whether or not you can fit under your truck. It takes almost 2 quarts to fill it up. The models features are shown in the accompanying chart. At my work i get free fluids and oil changes as a perk. Not long after that when I put it in reverse or drive it also made the same loud clank. Same answer from dealer pay us more money please. Happened on and off for a little more than a month when it went to 4 lo while driving at 30 mph through town.