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MY 1998 GMC JIMMY 4WHEELDRIVE IS NOT GOING IN 4L OR 4H THE TRANSFERCASE IS WORKING BUT ITS NOT LOCKING IN

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THE 4X4 ACTUATOR IS SHOT REPLACE IT WITH A NEW ONE LOCATED ON THE FRONT AXLE

Posted on Jan 30, 2012

  • MICHAEL R NIXON Jan 30, 2012

    I AM SORRY NOT ON THE FRONT AXLE ON THE TRANSFER CASE IT IS PROB ELECTRICAL IF NOT THEN LOCATION IS ON THE FIREWALL THER IS A 4X4 UNIT THERE

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When that happened to me, I ended up having to replace transfer case

Posted on Jan 30, 2010

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mph).

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surfaces.

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CAUTION

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