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Old 11-26-2008, 11:30 PM
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Default Why is my 03' Ford Ranger stuck in 4x4 Low?

It won't switch or anything.
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Old 11-26-2008, 11:30 PM
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These later model 4x4's are set up to electronically shift from the different ranges. It could be that the electronic selector, if that is what it is called could be burned out.
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Old 11-26-2008, 11:34 PM
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I dont know if this answer will help or not but are you trying to put it back into 2wd in neutral? you can shift in and out of 4hi while moving or while the tranny is in drive but in order to shift it from 4low to 2wd the vehicle has to be not moving with the tranny in neutral. Hope this helps. I was stumped by this too.
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Old 11-06-2010, 01:18 PM
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Default Re: Why is my 03' Ford Ranger stuck in 4x4 Low?

This is common in a 4X4 that is not used in 4X4 much....The solenoid is probily stuck or seized. Sometimes ya can "TAP" it gently to break it free. Good Luck
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Old 11-06-2010, 05:02 PM
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Default Re: Why is my 03' Ford Ranger stuck in 4x4 Low?

Try disconnecting the battery for a half hour or so to let everything reset, worked on my grandpa's truck, worth a shot.
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Old 11-06-2010, 08:27 PM
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Default Re: Why is my 03' Ford Ranger stuck in 4x4 Low?

why are the last two posters replying to a question from:
A) a guest that has never registered.
B) made the post nearly two years ago?
come on people, start thinking.
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:29 AM
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Default Re: Why is my 03' Ford Ranger stuck in 4x4 Low?

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why are the last two posters replying to a question from:
A) a guest that has never registered.
B) made the post nearly two years ago?
come on people, start thinking.
Hahaha didn't catch that, It was under new post yesterday and I wasn't paying attention.
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:43 AM
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Default Re: Why is my 03' Ford Ranger stuck in 4x4 Low?

Well now that we're talking about it, I found that beating on the transfer case with a tire iron fixed mine when it was stuck.
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Old 11-07-2010, 07:01 AM
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Default Re: Why is my 03' Ford Ranger stuck in 4x4 Low?

exactly
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