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Old 05-06-2011, 05:13 PM
fyreman235 fyreman235 is offline
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Default Cannot shift into 4wd

Just joined this forum. This is my first post. After not using my truck for several months while snow-birding, I used 4-hi to get off a grassy slope. Unfortunately, when I turned the switch back to 2wd, it stayed in 4. I made an appointment at a shop that I trust, and during the 15-mile drive to the shop, the 4wd light went off. Unfortunately, it was now in 2wd permanently. The shop said that it would be very expensive to fix it, and suggested living with a 2wd truck. I can probably survive that way, but if there is an inexpensive solution, I would certainly be interested. I have a 2001 XLT with the 4L.
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Old 05-06-2011, 05:14 PM
Clinton Clinton is offline
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Default Re: Cannot shift into 4wd

Welcome, try posting this ? in the proper transmission tech section for better responses
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:51 PM
TerrenceStuart TerrenceStuart is offline
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Default Re: Cannot shift into 4wd

welcome to FRF, John!
Yeah, what clinton said
some kind of vehicle.
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Old 05-06-2011, 07:16 PM
Christianguy Christianguy is offline
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Default Re: Cannot shift into 4wd

Sorry to hear about your misfortune
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:24 AM
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Welcome to FRF

Please post tech questions in the correct sections for a better response.
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