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Old 01-11-2009, 04:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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94 K1500 actuator help needed

I have a 94 K1500 4x4. Its still IFS till I get my blazer done. But I need some help on the wiring for the front actuator cause someone cut mine so I gotta rewire it back. I need to know what wires go where. Any help or info would be great. Thanks.
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Old 01-11-2009, 10:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I have a 94 K1500 4x4. Its still IFS till I get my blazer done. But I need some help on the wiring for the front actuator cause someone cut mine so I gotta rewire it back. I need to know what wires go where. Any help or info would be great. Thanks.
What style actuator? There is the old (donkey dick) thats is heat based and the newer thats motor operated...
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Old 01-12-2009, 05:56 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Not sure. I know it has 2 wires comin off it. Just wanna make sure I get it wired up correctly so I can have 4wheel drive again.
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Old 01-12-2009, 07:37 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I believe the two wire is the thermal switch....put it 4wd and see what wire of the two (from the original wiring source TO the actuator) is hot.....the other is ground. They are color coded.....what is left of the wiring??
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Old 01-12-2009, 10:30 AM   #5 (permalink)
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My 95 Burb has 4 wires, 2 plugs, one plug has 2 wires for the actuator, the other plug has 2 wires for the indicator light.
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Buy or build a cable shifter. The thermal acctuators are crap.

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Old 01-12-2009, 06:48 PM   #7 (permalink)
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^^^^ actually, good advice. manual gives you the option of 2wd Lo.........
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