4X4 wont engage

Asked by Whitejones1975 Dec 24, 2015 at 08:22 PM about the 2001 Ford Ranger Edge Plus 2 Door SuperCab Styleside RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4X4 wont work like dose not come on
and won't engage

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Bjb fuse 13, interior fuses,5,10,11,35 all power the 4w4 control system. Not a scientific or correct thing to attempt is tapping on the shift motor on the back of the transfer case lightly. If the 4wd isn't used the motors contacts wont pass the needed electricity to shift and give the 4x4 module feedback to turn on the lamps.

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My Ford 2001 Ford Ranger 4.0 automatic will not go into 4 wheel drive no lights on the switch and dash no switch doesn't do anything I change the shift motor on a transfer case still doesn't work what could possibly be the problems fuse is good

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Have a 4 wheel drive ford ranger the neg on battery would move and 4 wheel drive would not work I would pull the fuse out it would start working sounds crazy. Battery went bad had to put new one in it now 4 wheel drive will not work.

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Have a 1994 Ford ranger 4.0 5 speed transfer case won't engage I put a new transfer motor a new module still engaged

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My question is this: Son has a 1994 Ford Ranger and when he locks the hubs and puts in 4x4 it makes a clipping sound or grinding sound and eventually stops moving until you disengage the 4x4. When in 2wd it drives fine...

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