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2001 f150 4x4 manual

Front hubs will not lock in and dash light that shows in high or low 4x4 does not come on

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    thank you i will check the plug i appreciate it

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CHECK PLUG COMEING OUT OF TRANSFER CASE AT LEFT REAR.MAKE SURE ITS CLEAN AND IN ALL THE WAY.ITS RIGHT BY CROSS MEMBER

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