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2000 Explorer - 4x4 won't engage

I have a 2000 Explorer 4x4 with 90k miles. It is equiped with auto 4x4 and manual (push button) high and low range. The car will not go into 4 wheel drive in any mode. I push the button ont he dash and nothing happends - no noise or clicks, nothing.

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Run an obd 2 scan at autozone or advance to get the codes on why its not switching.

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