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I have an Avalanche 2004 and I can't shift the transfer case

Customer Question

I have an Avalanche 2004 and I can't shift the transfer case because I don't have any lights on my transfer case switch , when I started all lights light up on this switch but when the car is running I don't have nothing
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: Yes the battery is new
JA: What is the model of your '04 Chevy?
Customer: Avalanche 2004 5.3 4x4 Z71
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes I want to fixed by my self
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: if I take the left hight lamp the car will turn off
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

has anything been done yet to correct this problem yet ?

when first started they all light up and bulb check then no case position at all ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I just take out the high lamp relay because every time at night when I shfit to high lamps the car turn off I think is a short circuit but I don't know how to find it
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

why are you taking out the high beam relay ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
also the ignition switch is not working properly when I turn off the car some times the car does turn off and all the lights from the cluster lights on off
Expert:  Gary replied 10 months ago.

ok so how many problems do you have now ?

3 ?

how is the ignition switch bad it will not shut off power when shut off ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I don't know if all this issues are related but yes bad Ignition switch high low beams not working properly and transfer case switch doesn't do nothing any lights at all
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
the ignition switch some time works well some times don't want to shut off the car and all the light from cluster turn on and off