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4 x 4 liht flashes while engaged on 1999 tracker

4L 4H doesn't matter,tires are all the same size no ABS lights or any other lights,no excesive bearing play new drive axles everything is plugged in.when engaged you can hear it engage and disengage and the light flashes eradicly

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  • Anonymous Feb 01, 2009

    My 4WD worked fine till I had the front axels replaced. Now when I put it in 4WD the 4WD indicator light blinks. Any suggestions?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    The vehicle is flashing 4L on the dashbord but its not engaged

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There is a contact that closes when the 4 wheel drive engages and turns the light on, if the switch has been turned on and the contact does not make a good connection then the control module see's this as a problem and starts blinking the light, this is all part of the motor on the transfer case.

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