4kcsq center differential won't unlock!
Richard J. Andrews
Fri, 06 Jul 2001 15:42:23 -0500
there is a rod running along the pass side of the transmission,
you can either push or pull on the rod and this will lock/unlock the center
At 12:46 PM 7/6/01 -0700, you wrote:
>I've got an '86 4kcsq with over 200k on the clock. I've given it to my
>folks, who recently started complaining about its performance. Turns out
>the center diffy is permanently locked (differential lock indicator light
>is on), and it won't turn off with the switch. Obviously, this hurts tight
>cornering performance somewhat :-) I think they've been driving it like
>this for a while -- hopefully this hasn't trashed the front drive!
>Anyway, I've gotta get it unlocked. I've been under it for a little while
>searching for vacuum lines, as I assume one of them is leaking or has
>detached or something. Man, it's tight down there. I think the vacuum
>servo is between the battery box and the cat. Don't want to start taking
>things apart until I know for sure. Is the interior lock console switch
>electronic or vacuum? Could this be a simple relay or wiring problem?
>P.S. please e-mail me at this account (firstname.lastname@example.org)