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4wd light on and locker switch flashing

The 4wd light is on in my powerwagon and the locker swithch flashes. The lockers wont engage or work anymore. My 3/36 warrenty just ran out. This started last summer and the truck only had 26k miles on it and my factory warrenty ran out by only one week and dodge/chrysler would not cover it. The truck now has 31k on it. I couldn't believe they would not honor the warrenty. I guess they really don't care. Does anyone have any idea whats wrong??? thanks

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I have a 1006 Quad Cab, and had similar problem... The Front actuator for the front drive shaft went bad...at 35,700 miles on the truck. Not sure how muck part is, but looks like it might be an easy fix with removing several bolts, and pluging in wires

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Sounds like the drivetrain is in a bind, this happens a lot when the truck is not used in 4wd very often but this should fix it. On a small incline with no traffic turn locker switch to 2wd and let truck slowly coast backward while in neutral and turning the steering slightly from side to side. You will hear and feel a thump when your front driveshaft disengauges and your 2wd light comes on.

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