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4wd warning light flashing - Escape Ford Cars & Trucks

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  • ddk375 Dec 25, 2008

    I have the same problem with my 2005 Escape, but it's intermittent.



    David

  • Anonymous Feb 07, 2009

    my abs light and service 4-wheel drive are on how do i service

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    Exact same problem

  • Anonymous May 04, 2009

    The ABS light was on and the 4wd was flashing Also when I brake it made a noise around the wheel. I think it has something to do with the cone ring? How common is this problem how to avoid it and fix it cheaper.? BV

  • Anonymous May 08, 2009

    The ABS indicator stays on, and the 4wd indicator flashes on and off. There is no noise at this time. What is it? and how do you fix it? And how much will it cost?



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The light is flashing to warn u that there is a fault in the 4X4 engagement mechanism ( most likely the motor), the system is disabled.

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