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I have a 1999 Chevy which is stuck in 4x4

Replaced push buttons on dash no change. Could it be the motor on the transfer case or what else should I check out?

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If it's electronic 4x4, check the wire to the 4x4 sensor that should be located behind the front differential. If this wire is unhooked or broken, then it will keep it from shifting out of 4wd. Otherwise I would check to make sure there is adequate fluid in both the transfer case and front differential. Good luck

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