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Low Range 4x4

On both my 95 f150 and my 93 explorer the low range 4x4 will not engage. i have tried neutral, with my foot on the brake, and stopped, also tried while idling in park...

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  • nolanwilson Dec 19, 2008

    i solved my own problem. first you have to put into 4 high, shift to neutral, then push low range button.

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My initial impression is if it is possible, your girl could have reached over to move the fan switch and actual grabbed the 4x4 switch instead. Or you were warming up the Expedition and meant to turn up the fan and instead turned the 4x4 switch to Low. Or a backpack she was moving with schoolbooks could have hit the switch. What puzzles me is that to go into Low range, you need a foot on the Brake and simultaneously need the gearshift in Neutral and the 4x4 selector in Low. That is 3 things to make the low range happen.

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