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2013 Chevrolet Tahoe LS 2WD 4dr 1500

2013 Chevrolet Tahoe
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July 13, 2012, 9:06 am

Ember B
 

Question: Service 4WD message on dash

This message recently came on after an hour long trip on the interstate at speeds around 70 mph. I have read several blogs and the answers are fairly broad. Being a woman, I would like to be as informed as possible before going to an automotive shop for assistance.


July 19, 2012, 9:47 pm

Elizabeth K
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The answers are broad because that light can indicate many different things. To educate yourself on what warning lights like that are for and what to do about them, read this article:
http://bit.ly/Jxj17p

And to get an idea of what the parts are and how the 4wd system works, check this out:
http://auto.howstuffworks.com/four-wheel-drive.htm

That info should orient you to the basic layout and give you an idea of what to expect. Let me know if you have any further questions.


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