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Service 4 wheel drive light

My suburban 4x4. something under the dash clicks like 3 times all the 4x4 selector switch on dash blinks then goes out and service 4x4 light comes on just bought suburban so i dont know that much about it but it would be nice if i could get 4x4 to work. thanks

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