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Old 12-03-2009, 05:22 PM
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hello my rangers low range light is on and wont turn off. how would i no if im actually in low range? or the light is defected. how can i turn it off? is it bad to be driving while its in low range thanks.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:26 PM
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Believe me, you'll KNOW if you're in low range if you're in 5th gear at 15 mph. And when you hit the throttle or let go of the clutch, the truck would literally TAKE OFF.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:26 PM
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What year truck is it?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:28 PM
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93 what u mean by take off?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:30 PM
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Imagine slamming on the brakes and your body goes forward, but instead of the brakes, it's the gas and your body goes backward. Neck snap.


Do you like.....never drive your truck? It's pretty obvious if you're in low range or not. I'm leaning way towards it being a trouble code.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:33 PM
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i i got the truck 2 months ago so how can i fix it thanks it drives normal
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:36 PM
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push the 4hi button, then the 2hi button. or simply move the lever all the way forward on the floor. that's if it's truely mechanically in 4low.


If electric shift, could be the switch or the shift motor on the tcase. both fairly common faults on these trucks.
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:38 PM
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Does it have a manually shifted transfer case or a pushbutton transfer case?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:41 PM
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it has a push button
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:49 PM
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On the pushbutton trucks, the 4x4 and Low Range indicator lights are controlled by the Electric Shift Control Module. I think 93 has two sets of lights, one set in the instrument cluster and the other by the pushbuttons. Are both Low Range lights on?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:52 PM
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ok the low range light is on not the 4x4 light. under my jump seat the there is a button which i switched and the red light came on for about 30 seconds then went off
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:54 PM
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My Wiring Manual shows that you have a low range light in the instrument cluster and another low range light by the buttons. Are they both on?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:56 PM
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were is the instrument cluster?
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Old 12-03-2009, 05:57 PM
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Where the speedometer and other gauges are.
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Old 12-03-2009, 06:01 PM
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no the low range light by the other gauges is not on
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