what could cause service awd light on 2000 chev astro to come on ?

par004
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Asked by par004 Aug 29, 2012 at 11:56 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Astro 3 Dr STD Passenger Van Extended

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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John Saffrahn
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Aside from the all wheel drive needing serviced there are tons of possibilities. Instead of throwing expensive parts at it take it to a shop with the proper computer to diagnose it. I'm not kidding on the expensive parts thing.

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Andrew Olsen
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Any scan tool can read the codes the computer has stored in it to turn on the light

John Saffrahn
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Not necessarily these are stored in trans codes and most vehicles have different computers dedicated for the engine, transmission/transfer case, abs/ brakes, and one for the rest of the wiring like headlights horn etc. The standard actron cp9145 is the one I have and it will only do check engine codes. The other 3 have a separate scanner. The only scanners that do it all are $1000+ like the snap-on modis. Not all shops have those I had to take my step moms jimmy to a shop BC the 4wd motor went out and my scanner brought up no codes but the all the 2wd/ 4wd buttons were flashing. I would almost guarantee he is asking bc auto zones scanner wont read it.

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Andrew Olsen
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I just looked it up. I thought the AWD didnt have a TCCM like the 4x4's. That was my mistake. A GM dealer or someone with a very fancy scan tool can check it.

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