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1998 GMC Jimmy. 4WD low worked fine earlier today. Now the light won't light on either 4WD high or low, and we get a clicking sound instead of engagement. Put new fuse in 4X4 spot, which promptly blew.

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    check for corrosion at elct.connector at control box behind pass.side kick panel!

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SOURCE: 1998 GMC Jimmy Vortec V6 4.3L 4WD

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Posted on Oct 17, 2008

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SOURCE: 1995 gmc jimmy 4wd high not working

sounds like it is loosing vacuum check all the lines for a crack even the engine lines will cause it to loose vacc. pressure. if it is not run to the vacuum reserve canister you may not have enough vacc. to hold the actuator in several times I just run new lines and that helped and not very costly.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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SOURCE: 97 GMC JIMMY (4X4 PUSH BUTTON PROBLEM)

have a 1998 gmc jimmy stuck in 4-wheel low. the button clicks, and the motor underneath makes noise like it wants to desingage but does not.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 4wd not engaging

Is it a two wire actuator or a three wire actuator? The two wire ones are pretty unreliable. that is why Chevrolet converter them to the three wire. Check for power and ground on the two wire in 4wd. For the three is should have one ground wire, one wire that is hot in 4wd, and one wire that is hot in 2wd.

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SOURCE: 2001 Chevy 4WD button lights don't come on - 4WD wont engage

check the solenoid on the front chunk these vehicles have had a lot of problems with these solenoids. have personally replaced about 10 of these on 98-02 models.

Posted on Aug 26, 2009

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