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My 1997 F150 4X4 won't move!

I can crank it and put it into gear and I can feel it going into gear, but the wheels will not move. Then when I try to put it back into park, it will start to grind. I have to kill it to put it back into park. It acts as if it is out of transmission fluid, but it has plenty. I don't think I have any vacuum problems, but I just can't figure out why it won't engage the wheels.

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  • melncord714 Feb 16, 2009

    Do you know how I would go about getting my transfer case into gear? Or where I need to begin? When I turn my dial on the dash (2H, 4H, 4L), I can hear the motor on the transfer case working. But, like I said, it won't engage the wheels.

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It sounds like your transfer case is in neutral. Or it may have failed inside.

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  • s60six Feb 16, 2009

    I the motor is working you'll probably need to get it repaired some where because the problem is probably inside the transfer case. It will need to be removed and inspected.

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