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2001 Suburban 4x4 will not connect

Hi, Was out 4x4 and got stuck. When I got out and looked at my truck, I noticed that only my right real wheel was spinning, even though I had pressed the 4x4 button. I can hear it connect, yet still no power to the other three wheels. Why?

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4x4 is not all wheel drive. You still have differentials that will only allow one wheel to direct power most of the time, unless you have posi diffs. Many times you can have one front and one back wheel spinning, even though you are in 4 wheel drive, but you should have had one front wheel spinning as well as the back one when you were stuck. Possibly the one on the other side of the truck was spinning.

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