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97 chevy k1500 will not engage 4wd

When I try to engage the push button 4wd the light flashes for a second, then a loud clunk from under the truck and it immediately reverts to 2Hi

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Same thing happened in my 97 K1500 pickup. Turned out to be the 4wd actuator on the front axle was bad. Went to the junkyard and picked one up for $50. Just make sure you bring the old one with you so they can match it up exactly.(There's 3 or 4 styles out there for this year grouping of trucks.) Make sure the plugs match exactly.

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Can buy a new one at advanced auto for $110.00

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    Can buy a new one at advanced auto for $110.00

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