I have a 04 Chevrolet Avalanche truck and the dash keep saying service 4 wheel drive.. Is it dangerous to continue driving it??

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Asked by Jul 17, 2012 at 10:49 AM about the 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche 1500 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The dash keep saying service 4 wheel drive.. Is it dangerous to continue driving it?? What's the worst  that can
happen?? I have a road trip plan for this weekend and my mechanic is out of town

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Tom Demyan
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A common reason the service 4 wheel drive light goes on is a malfunction of the dash mounted transfer case control switch, but is it a more serious issue, not sure.

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the worst that can happen is you blow your tranny, tranfer case or differential. check the fluid level. make sure it's where it should be. sometimes the selonoid gets stuck , turn it on & off and see if the light goes off.

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