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#1 highpowerd2003

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 05:17 PM

90 legacy awd, no fuse in, car wont engage in 4x4. auto with 2003000.miles what could be wrong

#2 tunered

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 06:18 PM

with 2 million miles what do you expect? just kiddin.i know that is a typo.you can do a search here and find plenty,either selonoid c or wore out clutch pack.sometimes a trans flush may help.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 07:22 PM

What symptoms indicate no AWD?

Also, how long have you owned the car and how many miles have you put on it?

I saw your other post indicating that there was a fuse installed, is that true?

If so when removed did it make a difference?

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 07:53 PM

how exactly are you testing this? And when it does engage (should always be on) it'll be AWD, not 4x4, with 4x4 you will get some nasty binding when you turn.
the best way i've found to test if it's working, it to get yourself high centered on a large snowbank, and see if a wheel in the front & back are turning... :grin:

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 08:55 PM

i had it stuck in the mud had to hand push it out only front wheel turning, no help from real wheels

how exactly are you testing this? And when it does engage (should always be on) it'll be AWD, not 4x4, with 4x4 you will get some nasty binding when you turn.
the best way i've found to test if it's working, it to get yourself high centered on a large snowbank, and see if a wheel in the front & back are turning... :grin:



#6 highpowerd2003

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 08:59 PM

no diffrence with the fuse, have put around 16,000 miles on car since owned. when cornering can sometime feels a slip. on start to move sometimes it revs a little before trans engaged. just changed trans filter and fluid it made a diffrence with the slipping on start. I was thinking because awd not working was causing slip?

What symptoms indicate no AWD?

Also, how long have you owned the car and how many miles have you put on it?

I saw your other post indicating that there was a fuse installed, is that true?

If so when removed did it make a difference?



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Posted 18 January 2006 - 12:33 PM

Just for my clarification.....are you driving around with a fuse installed in the FWD fuse holder.....yes or no?




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