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BWD Four Wheel Drive Actuator

Part No. FWD13 Warranty Details  

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CARQUEST by BWD is an aftermarket leader, providing a premium line of engine management products. BWD manufactures and distributes high technology critical components for late model domestic and import vehicles. BWD is constantly evolving to give customers the competitive edge they need to compete in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

Product Features:
  • Our switches are designed using copper alloy conductors to ensure superior electrical conductivity with low resistive losses.
  • Our parts are 100% tested to verify both mechanical and electrical switching performance.
  • Decades of industry leading research and development focused on meeting the technicians needs
  • Our switches feature a robust design with high grade materials to meet the stringent demands of today's service professional
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Contents:Four Wheel Drive Actuator
Switch/Sensor Material:Steel

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  • Q:

    Is this a full upgrade kit from the stock thermal actuator, or is a harness and other items still needed separately? (I have a 93 GMC Suburban 1500)
    Asked on 4/7/2016 by Bootyhoff36 from Baudette MN

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi Customer, glad to help you! This CARQUEST by BWD Four Wheel Drive Actuator (Part No. FWD13) is sold alone. You will need to buy the wiring harness separately.

      Answered on 4/8/2016 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    Is this a full upgrade kit from the stock thermal actuator, or is a harness and other items still needed separately? (I have a 93 GMC Suburban 1500)
    Asked on 3/27/2016 by Bootyhoff36 from Baudette MN

    1 answer

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      A:

      Hi Customer, glad to help you! This CARQUEST by BWD Four Wheel Drive Actuator (Part No. FWD13) package will contain only the component. All other items need to be purchased separately.

      Answered on 3/28/2016 by Steve from AAP
  • Q:

    The real question is why would I pay over $150 for a bolt?
    Asked on 8/13/2013 by 4wheelin from nc

    1 answer

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      A:

      This BWD 4WD Actuator - Part No. FWD13 is an Actuator and not a bolt. A 4 wheel drive actuator has a button that connects to it in your car. When this button is pushed, it sends electricity to the actuator. From there, it is filled with gas. The gas is heated, and from there it expands. When the gas expands, it builds pressure and then forces the plunger out of its spot, which then engages the front axle of the vehicle. For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

      Answered on 8/13/2013 by Morgan from AAP
  • Q:

    Is this the 4x4 on demand and does it replace the regular 4x4 actuator?
    Asked on 12/26/2009 by Anonymous

    3 answers

    • A:

      YES IT DOES.IT LOCKS YOUR FRONT DIFF INTO FULL-TIME 4WD(AWD),BUT LEAVES YOUR T-CASE TO FUNCTION SEPERATLY.WHICH STILL ALLOWS YOUR T-CASE TO SWITCH FROM 2 TO 4WD INDEPENDENTLY.

      Answered on 2/14/2010 by BIGDADDYMOOSE from SAGINAW
    • A:

      It locks the front axle, but doesn't force the truck into 4 wheel drive. You need to still shift into either 4hi or 4lo to get the transfer case to direct any power to the front. Basically, you will now have a solid front axle.

      It eliminates the problem of the electrical stuff preventing you from getting 4wd to work.

      Answered on 1/30/2010 by Ken from Suffolk, VA
    • A:

      no it is not on demand, it is for full time 4x4 conversion.

      Answered on 1/4/2010 by don from cadillac,mich
  • Q:

    how odes this acuator work differently than the stock acuator?
    Asked on 12/21/2009 by Anonymous

    1 answer

    • A:

      it will make your 4x4 to be engaged at all times, even if you shift to 2 wheel drive, it will make you stay in 4x4 all the time ,full time.
      the stock acuator works only when vehilce is put into 4 wheel drive, low or hi setting.

      Answered on 1/4/2010 by don from cadillac, mich
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