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1995 Silverado 4x4 not engaging

I have a 1995 Silverado, I bought it recently and knew the 4x4 didnt work. When I shift the floor shifter to engage the 4x4 it does nothing. But, when I shift it into low 4x4 it grinds like its trying to engage but it doesnt. What could be the problem?

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  • jgierden Mar 12, 2009

    My 4x4 was working just yesturday. I shifted it today into 4 wheel drive but doesn't engage. the 4H and 4L doesn't work. Usually it takes a second or two for the lights to turn on and engage but now nothing happens. It was making a fair bit of noise the last couple of times i used it.

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