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06 F150 4 four wheel drive wont work

I have on the fly four wheel drive i turn the switch to 4high the light comes on but it will not engage the tires

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  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    had the same problem about two months ago, small transfer motor was burned out...mine was still under warranty so I don't know much more.

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2008

    I have the same problem. I had an electronics issue, that was repaired by the Ford dealership locally, about a year ago. I presumed they would look at the rest of the 4 X 4 operation. We've just had a major snowstorm, and I needed the 4 X 4 feature to get over a mountain pass. It didn't engage.

    I took it back to the dealer, and they have found the solenoids were leaking. I didn't drive it in 4 X 4 for the year since the repair.

    Hope this helps...



  • petrosgraphi Dec 31, 2008

    went to use my 4 wheel drive during a snow storm, it did not work...

    very aggravating........ only has 24,000 mile on it... need 4 wheel drive

    to get up my driveway, had to leave truck at dealership.... get a ride

    home...very very aggravating........it is dec.31st happy new year to me....

  • moondog46 Mar 03, 2009

    The four-wheel did not engage. I was stuck in a long downhill driveway trying to plow. Nasty clanking noise and spinning noise like it did not fully engage. I made six runs in two-wheel to get out without finishing the plowing. I am very disappointed in my 2007 F150 with only 45,000.

  • aaschott Apr 01, 2009

    I have a 2006 F150 with 4 wheel drive and it works intermittent, some times it works, and some times it does not work, what do I look for? the truck has 33,000 miles.

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I have a 1994 ford f150, my 4 wheel drive keeps trying to engage by itself even without me touching the automatic hub button....at time you can even hear it engaging and disengaging by itself, the low range light even comes on (dimly)...what could be the cause? the transfer case motor looks good and so does the wiring.

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Usually the 4wd actuator will stick had the same problem in my 92 ranger which the f150's are the same setup you might try hitting the actuatot with a hammer it fixed mine and has worker ever since.

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