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Old 07-18-2011, 04:22 PM
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Default 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

I was about to buy a 98 ranger, but when i put it in 4WD it will go in hi range but it will not even try to go into lo range at all. Any ideas what the problem could be? has any one ever had this problem? Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:27 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

You did put it into neutral when you tried to engage low range, correct?
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:29 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

did you have it in park? parking brake on?
i dont know what things have to be done in order for it to go into 4LO. I know on mine i have to be stopped, in neutral, and possibly parking brake on in order for it to lock in.

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Old 07-18-2011, 04:36 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

Put it in neutral with your foot applied to the break peddle and it shoud engage. You have to be in a complete stop first.
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:43 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

I was stopped, and had it in neutral, but i did'nt have the park brake set.

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Itried to go from 2wd to 4hi to 4lo it would not go to lo range. Then tried from 2wd straight to 4lo and still nothing
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:45 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

in my truck i have to have it in neutral, hit 4hi first, push my clutch in and then it goes in
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Old 07-18-2011, 04:46 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

not the e brake. I just pop it into neutral and apply the brake at the same time and it goes right in to 4 low.
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Old 07-18-2011, 05:00 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

I tried all i know to do, its been setting for a while. i will have to look at it again. The sales man couldnt get it go either
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Old 07-18-2011, 09:08 PM
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Default Re: 1998 ranger will not go in lo range

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I tried all i know to do, its been setting for a while. i will have to look at it again. The sales man couldnt get it go either
Then tell them to fix it too....
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