4wd service light comes on periodiacally. Is this a major problem?

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Asked by Apr 16, 2011 at 08:51 PM about the 2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Short Bed 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My service light comes on that says Service 4wd.  Is this a problem?  My mechanic says it is in the switch.

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it may just be a switch like the guy siad but it could just be low on fluid to

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Kyle, I assume you mean the transmission fluid could be low? Have you had any issues with the cruise control? I just bought this truck and cruise does not work. Any suggestions? Dave

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i had an issue with my 03 and it was a bad switch in the dash, had it replaced and never had the issue again

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Thank you Terrence. I will have that done. Also, cruise control does not work. Fuse is okay. Any suggestions? Dave

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kdp,,, if cruise does not work , check Ur brake light switch , usually the culprit ,,, had the same thing in my 2010 Colorado and this was the problem...

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Sorry kdp , guess U have it fixed by now,,, didn't see this all took place 3 yrs ago,,, catching up , lol...

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