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#96 of 115 2004 Blazer 4WD Not Engaging with Button
Dec 15, 2010 (6:49 am)
I have a 2004 Chevy Blazer with push button 4WD. Last winter in the NE we had a ton of snow and I used the 4WD a lot.
Once winter was over I attempted to push the button to engage 2WD and it would not go. My buddy who has a 2500 HD Silverado told me how to do it and it worked. The problem is that now when I push the 4WD button it will not engage the 4WD.
I have two small children and with winter upon us in the NE I need to get this repaired. A co-worker had a Blazer and it had a similar problem that he said cost about $150 to fix.
Does anyone have an idea of what it could be and could an average auto guy do it himself?
Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
Dec 15, 2010 (9:14 pm)
my 2001 blazer will only go into 2 wheel drive hi and 2 wheel drive low (thunk) in neutral. will flash on 4 wheel drive and go back to 2 wheel hiI was reading about setting the indiacator switch by putton in neutral and pushing 4 wheel hi and shifting to park any ideas? thanks
#98 of 115 97 Blazer 4x4 conversion to manual transmission
Jan 03, 2011 (3:34 pm)
Im wondering what I need to do in order to put a 5 speed trans into my 4x4, 4 door Blazer.
#99 of 115 Chevy Blazer 4 WD Issue Resolved
Jan 04, 2011 (3:13 am)
I was experiencing the same issue as many Blazer/Jimmy owners (push button 4WD not engaging). I thought it might be an actuator.
I took it to a mechanic and lo and behold it the diagnostic test revealed a bolt needed to be removed and replaced.
Now it is working fine and a very inexpensive repair.
#100 of 115 Re: 1995 Chevy Blazer S-10 4WD not engaging [chevyride22]
Jan 14, 2011 (7:36 pm)
I just had the same exact issue. The vacuum line that runs behind the engine had fell against the exhaust manifold and melted a hole in it. There was a palstic union there and i disconnected it and shortened the vacuum line 3 inches where it was melted and reconnected it, there was plenty of extra hose on mine. Problem solved.
The vacuum line runs down the passanger side by the transmission dipstick tube and transmission lines, i didnt need to trace it any further. Cut the vacuum line start the car with 4x4 engaged and check for vacuum and reconnect it with a union.
#101 of 115 95 Chevy Blazer's 4x4 will not engage
Jan 18, 2011 (4:03 pm)
Hello, yes my 95 blazer's 4x4 will not engage, I found a loose vacuum hose for the transfer case switch I think it might be somewhere on the firewall but not sure, can someone help me out? thank you. Oh the loose vacuum i found is connected to hood thingy....lol
#103 of 115 Re: YOU CAN FIX YOUR 4WD [maurerush2112]
Jan 19, 2011 (11:34 am)
Hello yes I think you will be able to help me a great deal. My vacuum line from the purge canister is disconected from somewhere, what am i looking for and how is easiest to get to it. thank you. Also I will be facing the blazer for right and left purposes.
#104 of 115 4wd problems
Jan 24, 2011 (6:34 pm)
i have a 98 blazer that will not switch in or out of 4wd right i have replaced module vac switch on transfer case dash button and actuator still not right the lights will light but after pushing a few times they go out and it locks in 4 low.the actuator has vacuum constantly it wont release vacuum.when you go driving down the road the light flips back and forth from 2wd to 4wd high....anyone have similar issues?or better yet solutions...thanks
#105 of 115 1995 Jimmy question
Jan 24, 2011 (8:38 pm)
I was wondering what the black bulb thing on the driver's side mounted to the hood is. It has a black tube that comes out of it and then breaks off into two other tubes. One of the hoses has a hole in it. Wondering what it is for.