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Four wheel drive does not engage I flip the switch on the dashboard and hear it click but, the front wheels do not engage. I tried high and low and there are no other noises ... like gears grinding or anything like that! Jim

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There is a plastic skid plate under the front end. It is attached by 3 ( I think) 8mm head bolts. Remove this shield and you will find an actuator (solenoid) that engages/disengages the front hubs when you flip the switch. Mine freezes up if I do not soak it with WD-40 regularly. Good luck.

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