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When shifted to any 4wd position it will not engage

I have a 2000 chevy silverado 4.3 with a auto trans and a manual transfer case. When shifted to any 4wd position it will not engage the front wheels. It makes a very slight grinding noise when the gas is pushed, like the gears just don't quite come together, but still have rear wheels. I have put the truck in 4wd from the side of the transfer case and even tried to tap it in with a hammer, I have tried neutral, truck running, truck not running, drive, reverse,1,2. Nothing seems to work.
Any ideas would be helpfull. Thank you.

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You may have a bad transfer case

Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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