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Always in 4 wheel drive

Not sure but my ranger 4 x4 seems to be in 4 wheel drive all the time even if not selected.

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Confrim this by lifting the front wheels off the ground, if that is the case the 4X4 Transfer case may be jammed or low on fluid. You may also have a defective actuator at the transfer case.

Posted on Feb 15, 2012

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SOURCE: 4 wheel drive

there is a way to do that.....all you have to do is go get the manual locking hubs and switch it over...not that hard....did it to a early 90s f150....pretty easy.

Posted on Sep 30, 2008

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SOURCE: 1993 FORD RANGER 4 WHEEL DRIVE

there is an actuator on the back of the transfer case that likes to fail odds are this is where your problem is. check power and ground here and if you have both replace the actuator

Posted on Dec 01, 2008

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SOURCE: 1999 ford ranger 4x4 no 4 wheel drive

solenoid on back of transfer case is defective or no power to it /12 volts

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SOURCE: 1987 Ford Ranger stuck in 4 wheel drive!!

Chances are the linkage for the transfer case is out of adjustment try loosening the adjuster bolt and put the 4WD shifter into the position 4WD high or low (depending upon which position it's lockup in) then lock down the adjuster bolt, try to shift out of 4wd sometimes you need to go forward and backward with the vehicle to get it out of 4wd, when you get it out of 4wd you may have to fine tune the adjustment to get it to engage and disengage smoothly it's a trial and error thing keep resetting adjuster until you get the desired effect.

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: need vacuum diagram for 4-wheel drive

the 4x4 don't use vacuum. the front is auto lock when the transfer is engauged with the button. if the light don't which when pressed into 4hi or 4low. the motor on the transfer case maybe hung up. they have to be used at least 4 times a year not to go bad. the motor is on the back side of the transfer case. best of luck.

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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