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4x4 shifter moves around freely with no resistance

We have a 99 grand cherokee. My son was taking his keys from the ignation. His lanyard wrapped around the 4x4 shifter. When he removed the lanyard, we discovered that the 4x4 shifter moves around freely with no resistance. We have no idea if the car is in 2wd or 4wd. You can shift out of 4wd to 2wd, but it jumps out again. we can move the shifter manually by just touching it. Any ideas?

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My stepson also has a 99 grand cherokee and had the same problem they have a cable that connects the shifter to the transfer case. his problem was the cable broke. I changed it for him and works fine now but it's not easy to change so do not try to change it yourself unless you know what your doing.

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