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Four wheel drive

I have on the fly 4x4,and when i flip the dash switch,the 4x4 light comes on,but no four wheel drive.could the switch be bad?

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The transfer case has a motor mounted on the exterior of the transfer case,and they do go bad.There is also a transfer case controller (computer) that is part of the Body Control Module (BCM) and i have seen where a malfunctioning "door" open or closed sensor would cause the transfer case controller to inhibit,or,not allow 4WD engagement.Long story short is,scan the vehicle computers for trouble codes,including the BCM,and repair any codes present.If codes are repaired and still no 4WD,test the electric motor that is mounted on the transfer case.When all external controls are operational and tested as operational,the last conclusion would be an internal transfer case malfunction,but as a last resort.This is why it is important to verify and/or repair all external controls,inputs,and commands.The particular transfer case in your Ford has an aluminum case half that is prone to wear,and i shim out the excessive end play as part of the rebuild,so overhauling it in your garage does require more than meets the eye.Good luck.

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