The approximate failure mileage was 200,000. Can any one tell me what this is. Seems to me that even if it came down to a small claims court case, the dealer has some responsibility to make this good. I have a 2000 silverado 1500 4x4. Well I am hoping someone here has some experience with this issue. The transfer also has auto trak 2 in. You're driving along in your Chevy Silverado and approaching a railroad crossing.
The vehicle has not been repaired. Encoder off my truck was corroded and seized. The Chevy 203 transfer case is a favorite for off road because it offers optimal traction at all gear levels, but since the forward section is cast iron and only the rear section is aluminum, gas mileage will suffer under the extra weight. An inspection revealed the differential fluid had dropped from the transfer case, which in turn seized up. A local mechanic stated that there were codes for the transfer case motor and axle; yet, it was nothing definite. Tonight I used Auto about 45 minutes before I got home, and when I turned off the truck, I opened the door and heard the transfer case clicking. The tape is just a cushion between your skid plate and the trans housing.
This is apparently a part common to most 4x4 gm trucks. While driving 70 mph, the vehicle switched from two wheel to four wheel drive automatically. Haven't heard of this one before. That aside, it is lubricated with 10w-30 motor oil, making it that much easier to repair in the middle of nowhere. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where it was diagnosed that the u-joints needed to be replaced. In not using it much, it makes me wonder how it got worn.
No need to take them completely out. My u joint looks good and tight, no play at all. This happened when vehicle is operating with no warning. Lights on 4wd dial show correctly for 2wd, auto, 4wd, etc. Read this article to replace an outer tie rod. Using a stethoscope I was able to pin point it there. This article applies to the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2007-2013.
Using a stethoscope I was able to pin point it there. The dealer told me it was a heat shield. The manufacturer was notified of the failure and stated that a remedy part was not available for the repair. 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. In that case contact a repairman for a more thorough look. In addition, the stabilitrak warning indicator illuminated.
He stated that the top of the transmission case was cracked. This then results in the transfer case fluid to leak out, and causes the gear box to come apart inside the transfer case. Sounds like this is a very common problem with gm owners with this type of transfer case. Relax, you can fix this! I have not yet had a problem with the brakes, yet, but I tell you, it will be looked into. We discovered from asking others that this may be a common problem in these trucks. You need to check for play in the U joint to make sure thats it.
The contact stated there was excessive amounts of transmission fluid underneath the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence for repair. You know you want to. Also found out the neighbor had the same problem with the same vehicle model and year the same. However, he inspected the vehicle, but found nothing wrong.
I know its far fetched but since this is a Reman unit is it possible that this piece of what ever that metal is could of been left in there on accident. There is not much of. We live out a ways and put alot of miles on a vehicle. I know its a common issue. But your dealer may be giving you the run-around.
One left it up to the other to fix the problem. I have this problem temporarily patched. This will hold it in place while you re-tighten the skid plate bolts. But without me working on them Im not sure. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for further inspection. Mark the rear yoke so you can line up the bearing caps the same way they were when you started. Now go drive your truck an see if the clangs as well as clunks are gone.