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4 wheel drive dose not engage the button lights up but the indacator light that shows the drive train is engaged dose not light. any tips?

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There several differant thing that could cause this.The system is vacuum opperated it picks up vacuum from the transfer case witch gets it from the main engine vacuum. You say you have the push bottem shift thats i switch but it lights up so thats likely OK there is another switch at the transfer case that could be the problem. But the most likely thing would be a part thats located under the battery tray called the vacuum actuator. Its a diaifram that pulls the cable that goes to the front transaxle that shifts the vehicle into 4 wheel drive. If its not working it could be a vacuum leak a linked cable or the actuator is bad or the clip that holds the cable to the actuator has poped off or even the clip that holds the other end of the cable has poped off. But i can tell you this 85 to 90 % of the time its the actuator you need to remove the battery then the battery tray unplug the hose from the actuator put a differant hose in its place this may sound slightly crud but **** on the hose if the actuator dosn't move its no good and thats the problem. Then you can disconnect the cable jack the front end of the vehicle up and try to pull on the cable you will have to rotate the wheel as you are pulling and if it engauges the system it fine. If for some reason you can't find a problem then you need to start looking at the switches or other vacuum line issues but its not likely. I hope this will get you on the right track

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