How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Dan Your Own Question

Dan
Dan, Buick Technician
Category: Buick
Satisfied Customers: 3490
Experience:  GM trained, GM Mark of Excellence, ASE Master Certified
Type Your Buick Question Here...
Dan is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

AWD Disable light is on. What does this mean and how is is fixed.

Resolved Question:

AWD Disable light is on. What does this mean and how is is fixed.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Buick
Expert:  Dan replied 4 years ago.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?

Year, make and model of your vehicle?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
2002 Buick Rhondavue
Expert:  Dan replied 4 years ago.
Check out this bulletin from GM about the concern you have. The connector in question is located under the driver's door where the wiring passes thru to underneath. If those connections show no signs of corrosion and are clean and tight suspect the actuator located on the rear differential.

#PIP4157: All Wheel Drive Disable Lamp On - keywords AWD inoperative light MIL - (Jun 19, 2007)


Subject: All Wheel Drive Disable Lamp On


Models: 2002-2006 Buick Rendezvous

2005-2006 Buick Terraza

2002-2005 Chevrolet Venture

2005-2006 Chevrolet Uplander

2002-2003 Oldsmobile Silhouette

2001-2005 Pontiac Aztek

2002-2005 Pontiac Montana

2005-2006 Pontiac Montana SV6

2005-2006 Saturn Relay

Equipped With All Wheel Drive (AWD)




--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The following diagnosis might be helpful if the vehicle exhibits the symptom(s) described in this PI.

Condition/Concern:
Customer may comment on an all wheel drive (AWD) disable lamp on, technician may find no codes in any module.

Recommendation/Instructions:
If eSI diagnostics do not lead to a resolution inspect connector C305 and C305B at the body pass through for corrosion, if no corrosion is found suspect the differential clutch pump actuator check valve as the possible cause.

Please follow this diagnostic or repair process thoroughly and complete each step. If the condition exhibited is resolved without completing every step, the remaining steps do not need to be performed.
Dan, Buick Technician
Category: Buick
Satisfied Customers: 3490
Experience: GM trained, GM Mark of Excellence, ASE Master Certified
Dan and other Buick Specialists are ready to help you

JustAnswer in the News:

 
 
 
Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.
 
 
 

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
< Last | Next >
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C. Freshfield, Liverpool, UK
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex Los Angeles, CA
  • Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. GP Hesperia, CA
  • I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion. Justin Kernersville, NC
  • Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around. Esther Woodstock, NY
  • Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know. Robin Elkton, Maryland
  • He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here. Diane Dallas, TX
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Dave Nova

    Buick Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1718
    ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
< Last | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/DT/dt69nova/2012-6-15_234154_pic1.64x64.jpg Dave Nova's Avatar

    Dave Nova

    Buick Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1718
    ASE Master Certification. GM World Class Certification
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/PE/peterpete190/2012-2-24_1274_20120215135406.64x64.jpg Pete's Avatar

    Pete

    Buick Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1257
    15 years Buick Technician experience and training.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/ggrote1/2009-06-27_031011_me.jpg Gary's Avatar

    Gary

    Buick Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    768
    15 years master GM tech and mater ASE tech
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/testedtuff/2009-09-26_170108_pictures.jpg John's Avatar

    John

    Buick Master Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    731
    ASE A1-A8 w/L1 GM master technician.Factory certified with 40 years experience.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/joecamel90/2008-11-13_03615_head_shot.jpg George H.'s Avatar

    George H.

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    411
    ASE Master 15+years
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MO/molurch/2012-6-6_214526_500.64x64.png Don 'Mo Lurch''s Avatar

    Don 'Mo Lurch'

    Buick Mechanic

    Satisfied Customers:

    393
    GM, Chevrolet Cert., Heavy Line Mech, Race Shop Owner, Mobile Electronics.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/Rocket2005/2009-09-13_133703_jack.jpg cartech's Avatar

    cartech

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    307
    master tech automotive shop owner and tech 25 years