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The 4 wheel drive lights are blinking when I turn the switch to 4 wd or 4 low

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SOURCE: 4 wheel drive wont swich back to 2 wheel drive

vacum actuator on 4wd hubs need attention.

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SOURCE: ECT snow feature Toyota Highlander 2005

Turn vehicle on, with foot on brake put vehicle in NEUTRAL. Still holding brakes move 4x4 switch to 4 wheel drive, it should engage. The ECT snow is just s feather that make the transmission take off in 2nd gear so its not a fast take off and you wouldn't skid. Good Luck

Posted on Dec 21, 2008

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SOURCE: 2001 Dodge Durango stuck in 4 wheel-Low. Won't switch back to 2WD

Just to clarify, the "transmission" is not stuck in 4-Lo. It is the "transfer case" that is attached to the transmission that actually engages the 4-Hi and 4-Lo modes. To properly shift your vehicle into 4-Lo, you know that you have to shift the transmission into neutral and slow down to less than 5 mph. Once your vehicle slows down to this range, your can switch your transfer case into 4-Lo mode. Due to the inner workings of the transfer case, the actual shift into 4-Lo may take a few seconds to complete. This is normal and does not signify that there is an issue. All transfer cases that have 4-Lo mode will act this way regardless of the make or model. To make a long story short, to shift out of 4-Lo you must follow the same steps that you took to shift into 4-Lo, just in reverse order. Switch the transfer case to 4-Lo mode if it isn't already there. Slow down to less than 5 mph (your vehicle must be moving, though). Then, shift your car into 4-Hi or 2WD. Give your vehicle several seconds to complete the shift. The transfer case indicator light will flash until it is complete. When it does complete the shift into the new gear mode, you will most likely hear a "clunk" (the range sleeve inside the transfer case disengages from its mating spline) from under your car. Again, any transfer case with 4-Lo (regardless of make or model) will exhibit this same noise. This should help you get out of 4-Lo. It is good practice to shift your car into and out of 4-Lo at least a few times each year to keep all of the splines free of corrosion and build-up. Based on the age of your vehicle, your transfer case may also need a complete flush and some new transmission fluid. Hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 Ford F150, 5.4L V8, 4x4; The transfer case

Encoder motor located on the transfer case is usually the problem. It is the motor that shifts the transfer case.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Won't shift out of 4 wheel drive low

modulator stuck or damaged located at transfer case take a rubber mallet and hit around where modulator and case connect than try to shift again if nothing than un bolt and lube and move actuator rod, with out try to move electronically w/switch back to 2 wheel drive -if moves should work can replace but look for replacement as back up if happens again just change over

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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SOURCE: when pushing '4wd' button to engage 4wd, light

People with 4wd vehicles do not follow the advice of the owners manual,every 3 months they have to activate the 4wd system or the actuators are going to get stuck when you really need them. solution, you will need an assistant if the car is in the air even better, if you trust you mechanic ask him to do this for you. with a rubber hammer hit(tap) the actuator the one in the front differential and the one in the transfer case 75% of the time this trick work, if you need pictures tomorrow when I am at work I email you a couple.


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Posted on Dec 19, 2010

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4x4 will not engage on 2005 tahoe


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http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/no-4x4-light-on-dash.html

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1990 toyota 4runner 4x4 wont lock in front wheels


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