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I just purchased a 1999 Suzuki Vitara 2 DR JX 2.0 4WD. In going through the car for the first time I noticed when I shift into 4WDH the transfer case seems to be working but the 4WD light in the instrument panel does not light up. When I shift the Transfer case to neutral, I can shift the 5 speed manual transmission into any gear and of course nothing happens. I can shift the transfer case to 4WDL and yes that is a very low range. Still no 4WD light in the panel, but it is definitely in LOW. From this i feel the transfer case doesn't seem to have a problem as it drives fine in 2WDH. It drives in 4WDH & 4WDL and doesn't in neutral. No light and It does not appear to actually be in 4WD. The car has automatic hubs on the front which I believe are not engaging. But why would the instrument light not work? I have purchased a used owners manual for this model year off ebay. Seems to be a Canadian version as it is in both English and French. The manual shows the 4WD light on the instrument panel but does not state it comes on to test the bulbs and then turns off like it does for most of the other indicator lights. I'm new at this and this is my first 4WD vehicle. I purchase this vehicle to tow behind my RV and as a toy as I have always felt it would be fun to drive. So I do want to put this in good condition. Any advice will be listened to.