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Why would your 1997 GMC Jimmy not shift into four wheel drive?

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2006-04-06 17:39:32
2006-04-06 17:39:32

There is the posibility that the 4 wheel drive engagement device is bad. Thi is common from what I understand in 97. Its kind of a pain , but basically its n electric motor that costs about 300 which engages and disengages the 4 wheel drive. Another posibility is that the switch itself in the dash is bad, but from what I discussed with a local mechanic, the former is more common than the latter.

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