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by astrovanfan
Tue Dec 17, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: RUNNING ISSUES
Topic: A noise reminiscent of valve clacking
Replies: 0
Views: 1993

A noise reminiscent of valve clacking

Hi Everyone, I know there are a ton of threads out there on rattling noises etc. I read em all and my sound, like valves clacking, is in some ways similar to other posts and in other ways it is not. I was hoping the great Astro minds here might help me diagnose the problem. Here goes. Any and all ad...
by astrovanfan
Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: AWD inop; Service AWD light on, stick-slip while turning
Replies: 14
Views: 10210

Re: AWD inop; Service AWD light on, stick-slip while turning

Roger that. We got snow last night so it was fairly easy to determine if the AWD was working: it ain't. So yeah, I got a unit w/ 132,000 miles on it coming from eBay. The saga continues.
by astrovanfan
Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:50 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: AWD inop; Service AWD light on, stick-slip while turning
Replies: 14
Views: 10210

Re: AWD inop; Service AWD light on, stick-slip while turning

Thanks for the reply LiftedAWDAstro. I believe the AWD is not-working. My driveway is dirt/gravel and the rear wheels spun getting up on the ramps - not the fronts. Anywho, the resistance on the transfer case motor was 10.7 ohms however the fluid that came out of the transfer case was horrendous: bl...
by astrovanfan
Wed Nov 20, 2013 1:30 pm
Forum: DRIVETRAIN
Topic: AWD inop; Service AWD light on, stick-slip while turning
Replies: 14
Views: 10210

Re: AWD inop; Service AWD light on, stick-slip while turning

Hello Astro fans. I thought I would reply to this thread as I have a "Service AWD" light issue. First a little background. I just got this 2000 AWD Astro: kind of a good deal but now thinking maybe it wasn't - that's another story. I suspect the AWD is NOT working but am not certain. Does the "Servi...
by astrovanfan
Fri Nov 01, 2013 3:30 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Topic: Hello Fellow Astro Van Enthusiasts
Replies: 3
Views: 1787

Hello Fellow Astro Van Enthusiasts

Hello Everyone, I'm an unexpected Astro van. I bought a $500 1991 AWD Astro van in rural Colorado a few years ago. The odo said 95k but it looked like it had three times as many. I'm building a little retirement place in Mexico and the plan was to keep it there permanently as a 'beater' vehicle; dow...