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Transfer case not working 1999 ford explorer

I have put a used transfer case in, my old one was definately bad. Of course my used one isn't working either. I don't know which wires to check for power & grounds that engages my clutches in my transfer case. I do have some power & grounds but without a wiring schematic that tells me the proper voltages and grounds when engaged I am not getting anywhere. & yes it is possible that i put a faulty one in could someone please help with some free tech advice.

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The most common problem with these is a bad motor that is mounted to the back of the transfer case, not the case itself. It is highly likely that you got another bad motor. You can do a simple test by beating on it with a rubber mallet while someone changes the switch in the truck. Usually that will get it moving. If that does, replace the motor. If not, you could still have a bad motor that won't move no matter what you do to it. I can't help you with the schematics, but in my 10 years working for Ford, the beat on it test always worked best. Works good for starter motors and window motors too. :-)

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