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  1. Binding and cutting out in AWD.....and other issues

    4x4 Drivetrain
    First, thanks for reading my first post here and for any help you might be able to give. I went through the "Please read me first before making a post" in the 4x4 section. I've got a '03 TB EXT with the I6 engine and 230,000 miles. My service 4wd comes on when I'm in AWD and I turn, notice a...
  2. Buick Rainier AWD clutches grabbing

    The 02-09 "How-To" and DIY Section
    At 66K our 2004 AWD clutch system is grabbing at 25-35 MPH. My maintenance record indicates the I changed the Auto Trac II fluid at 36K in 2009. I think it was grabbing then. So I changed the fluid again with the GM Auto Trac II fluid. I helped a little. So today we went for a drive and part...
  3. [SOLVED] 02 Bravada AWD 6.0 88mm turbo

    The "How-To" and DIY Section
    NOT SOLVED Swapping lq4 6.0 with built 4l65e(by myself) with 88mm turbo into 2002 Bravada. Any comments welcome.
  4. 2003 Bravada Front Diff Replacement Gone Wrong, HELP!

    4x4 Drivetrain
    The front differential on my 2003 Bravada went out. I had brought to local mechanic who ive went to before. After 3 weeks or so I got a phone call yesterday. The mechanic said that its finished. I went and paid for it, $1200 for diff and labor. Pulling out of mechanics parking lot about 1/4 mile...
  5. Back here finally!

    05' SAAB 97x 5.3 in San Diego or further South :tiphat Is it possible to get a SAAB 97x area like the SS has and another for the Envoy? I have a Liftmeister 3" kit & a pair of Z71 rear springs i'm selling.
  6. 2007 Chevy Trailblazer ls with 4x4 issue

    4x4 Drivetrain
    Hi, I'm new to this forum but have used it for many fixes for my TB so maybe you guys can help with this.(sorry if I am doing this wrong) I have a 2007 Trailblazer LS with 4.2L and 133,500 miles, When the truck is in 4x4 and driving down the road it will occasionally "bang", you can feel it...
  7. 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada AWD - Matching Tire Size

    4x4 Drivetrain
    I own a 2002 Oldsmobile Bravada AWD (SmarTrack). Unfortunately I can not find a good forum for these vehicles (succeeded by the Buick Rainier) so I am posting on this forum. If anyone can suggest any other forums that I can post on that would be great too please. Two weeks ago I had a flat tire...
  8. 02 Bravada not engaging AWD

    4x4 Drivetrain
    A couple of months ago my bravada was doing the infamous crow hop on low speed turns. Figured it the the sensor in the encoder motor so I ordered one off ebay and it turned out to be broken. So I ended up putting the old one back in. The only problem was that the encoder motor somehow...
  9. 02 Bravada AWD cuts out sometimes

    4x4 Drivetrain
    I have an 02 Bravada with AWD. I don't think it ever worked since I bought it but didn't know until it snowed. Took it to a reputable trans shop and they found that the transfer case motor was shot and that a couple wires from the TCCM to the transfer case were bare and rubbing at the firewall...
  10. AWD Thumping noise

    4x4 Drivetrain
    This is my first time on this site so I am sorry if this post goes somewhere where it shouldn't, I am still learning my way around the site. I just purchased an 05 Envoy and with our first snowfall in the Northeast I put the Envoy in A4WD. There is a terrible thumping noise when using this that...
  11. what is this SS worth

    I recently had the oppurtunity to buy a 2006 Black AWD trailblazer SS with 51,000 miles. This SS was in great shape only 2 minor knicks and kept in perfect shape never smoked in or driven in winter. It had a magna supercharger, bullet proof transmision, kooks headers and a corsa single exhaust...
  12. 4WD light on dash?

    4x4 Drivetrain
    I have an '04 Blazer with the Vortec 4.3 I6. ~73K miles. Service: Oil changes only. I've used Auto 4WD several times over the past few months. Every so often, the 4WD light on the dash blinks once for just a split second, then goes away for weeks. Just recently, with 4 inches of snow on...
  13. Smart-trak awd, drivetrain controller?

    Transmission Mods
    Any body have any insight on how the Smart-trak awd system works? Any idea on an awd/4wd controller? Well, my idea is very similar to what is used on awd vehicles such as the nissan skyline,mitsubishi evo,and wrx impreza sti..... All of which have variable differntial controllers.... I have...