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How do you replace the 4wd actuator

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How do you replace the 4wd actuator?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
2005 Chevy Silverado K1500 Z71 Crew Cab, V8, 5.3 L.
Expert:  ZZDaryl replied 8 years ago.
Removal Procedure
1. Raise the vehicle.
2. Remove the front differential carrier shield, if equipped.
3. Disconnect the electrical connector from the actuator.
4. Remove the electric motor actuator by turning the actuator counterclockwise.
Installation Procedure
1. Apply sealant to the threads of the electric motor actuator. Use the correct sealant.
2. Install the electric motor actuator.
Tighten: Tighten the actuator to 20 N.m (15 lb if).
3. Connect the electrical connector to the actuator.
4. Install the front differential carrier shield, if equipped.
5. Lower the vehicle.
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