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Old 10-11-2010, 06:13 AM
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Default Another 4WD not working question

Hi, New to the site & trying to find an answer.

I bought my son a '91 ranger and when we got it about 4 months ago the 4WD worked. He brought it over Sunday and said the 4WD wasn't working. The truck has the push button 4H & 4L on the dash & the indicator lights on the dash don't come on. So we checked the fuses & both were good.

To check to see if the dash lights were burned out, I used my bumper lift to raise the rear end off the ground and had him start it up and see if it would pull with the front tires and nothing.

I did a search on this site and it sounds like I should be looking at the motor that engages the transfer case. Not very familar to the Rangers, where would this be located? Any other ideas for me?
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Old 10-11-2010, 12:21 PM
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Default Re: Another 4WD not working question

May have a bad switch?
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Old 10-12-2010, 05:35 AM
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Default Re: Another 4WD not working question

I'm pretty sure the switch works becausse I hear a click behind the drivers seat whenever it's pressed.
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Old 10-13-2010, 09:18 PM
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Default Re: Another 4WD not working question

check in the front diff. area. there may be a solenoid or a differential switch?
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Old 10-14-2010, 05:44 AM
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Default Re: Another 4WD not working question

Thanks, I'll check that out. My son is on semester break next week so I'll be able to start chasing it down - Don
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Old 10-20-2010, 07:41 AM
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Default Re: Another 4WD not working question

HI
I ve been experience a knocking sound when in 4wd on tight turns at slow speeds. Its a 2007 4.0L is this normal or do i have a problem?It sounds like a u joint buckling or someting along these lines. If anyone can relate to this id appreciate the info.
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Old 09-15-2011, 10:56 PM
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Cool Re: Another 4WD not working question

Ok Doneber go and get a Hayones Repair Manual if you plan to work on tour truck like I do it will help a lot. The part you are looking for is called Electric shift motor the repair manual will show were it is. But its on back of your Transfer case.signed Kimo Boy wahiawa Hi.
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Old 09-18-2011, 10:45 AM
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Default Re: Another 4WD not working question

Turned out it was the electric shift motor. I tore it down and rerplaced (for lack of better words) the rubber bumper stop and it's been working great for almost a year now...
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:10 AM
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Default Re: Another 4WD not working question

My 4wd clunks when im on the throttle in 4wd. It locks in and still works it just clunks the whole time. What could be my problem?
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