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I just bought a 1996 Sierra 1500 and its a got a toggle switch on the dash that the guy said was for the 4x4 but it doesnt like to engage in 4x4 very well, sometimes it takes 2 seconds and sometimes it doesnt at all. Is there a certain order I need to lock in my 4x4 for it to work? I have tried it in park and nuetral and flipped the switch first before pulling on the floor lever and vice versa. Could my 4x4 be going out and would you have a suggestion? Thanks!

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It's the transfer case motor.I had the same problem and replaced it, now it works great. Part is about $100.00 ( aftermarket ) .Ifyou are going to replace yourself you will have to remove front drive shaft and remove yoke from transfer case with an impact wrench for clearance to remove transfer case motor . When you put the new transfer case motor in make sure you line up slot with grove in transfer case motor. Good Luck.

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