2006 Chevy silverado 4wd crew cab transmission?

Asked by Feb 17, 2016 at 11:45 AM about the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS2 Crew Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My truck switched itself into Auto 4wd and when I push the 2wd button it acts like it is neutral. Drives in auto 4wd and 4 hi and Low but nothing in 2wd mode. What could this be? and how do I fix it?

2 Answers

My 2005 4WD actuator/encoder motor went out at 32K. Same issues with switching modes. Stuck at the dealer it cost me 800 bucks. Today, at 110K, intermittently it won't switch or the light is off and get a "check transmission" display (restarting fixes it). I've read elsewhere these are susceptible to moisture, and this time I'll save 600 bucks and do it myself.

^^^the display was actually "service 4wd" (not transmission) during its hiccups. Your Auto4WD is actually 2WD and then 4WD kicks in when there's slippage detected.

Your Answer

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

  • #1
    John Carson
    Reputation
    2,780
  • #2
    Rowefast
    Reputation
    2,080
  • #3
    Andrew Olsen
    Reputation
    1,810
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,181 Great Deals out of 64,912 listings starting at $999
Used Ford F-150
3,263 Great Deals out of 223,477 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
373 Great Deals out of 30,778 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
410 Great Deals out of 11,150 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Tundra
699 Great Deals out of 34,411 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
713 Great Deals out of 45,875 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
829 Great Deals out of 42,174 listings starting at $1,987
Used Chevrolet Colorado
351 Great Deals out of 38,382 listings starting at $1,595
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
427 Great Deals out of 49,460 listings starting at $1,899
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
110 Great Deals out of 14,334 listings starting at $2,799
Used Ford Mustang
603 Great Deals out of 39,738 listings starting at $1,988
Used Dodge Charger
441 Great Deals out of 33,929 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
10 Great Deals out of 232 listings starting at $3,995

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
34 Great Deals out of 85,445 listings starting at $21,719
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
212 Great Deals out of 27,555 listings starting at $15,894
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
261 Great Deals out of 7,007 listings starting at $14,997
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
521 Great Deals out of 12,141 listings starting at $12,510
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 For Sale
466 Great Deals out of 12,374 listings starting at $9,900

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.