Will not shift into 2 hi, when pushing the buttons tranfer case defaults to 4 low, and will not shift out. the only i can get it out of 4 low is to disconnect the battery....i do have a bad anti lock brake sensor in the rt front? have replace the shift motor and the module under the dash....help
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All the relays are under the hood on these rangers, but you problem may be with the control box behind the jump seat on the drivers side. You may have to remove the jump seat to get to it. Once there, the box will have a white,grey or black button on it. Usually on the end where the red light is, Turn the key on and press this button and hold for 5 seconds. This puts the 4 wheel drive shift motor back in sequence. Now without starting the engine and the trans in park if auto and neutral if standard park break set, try the to shift in to 4 high, if you can hear the shift motor run and shift the gears in the transfer case, try 4 low, you should hear the same motion in the transfer case, if so you have solved your problem. If not you may have to move on to the connector on the transfer case, you may have to unplug the connector and look at the pins and socket, if they look corroded, clean and apply some dielectric grease to the pins and the socket and plug back in. Try the 4 High and 4 low again. If it works, great, if not you may have a bad shift motor.
2 speed electric shift transfer case problems #1 jack up truck place on 4 jack stands. Start and select 4 high position in drive release brake ad watch front driveshaft does it turn "yes" problem is axle actuator on passenger side of differential not engaging axle shaft. "no" apply brakes bring to a stop engage low range does low range work "yes" internal transfer case problems "no" electric transfer case shifting motor failure.
if its manual shift then inspect the linkage, if its push button then the motor/servo on the transfer case could be the issue. or the switch. i had to chase a simular issue on my tahoe and it ended up being the motor on the transfer case that selects the gears
Your push button 4 wheel drive system has the push button panel, a shift control module, which is located behind the center console, and a shift control motor, which is on the side of the transfer case. If your transfer case is still ok, you can unbolt the shift control motor, and cycle the shift buttons to see if it moves. Most likely failed part is the shift control module,
The major components to this system are a shift control motor that is mounted to the transfer case, and a shift control module that is behind your center console. since the transfer case is still shifting into 4wd lo, the shift motor is still moving somewhat, so the most likely cause is the shift control module, but there isn't an easy way to troubleshoot between the two...
Tap on the electric shift motor on the transfer case with a small hammer,just incase the bushings are bad in the motor.Then try resetting the shift module which is located inside behind the passenger side kick panel,its white with a little red led light on top,if that doesnt work then try replacing it.
Just to clarify, the "transmission" is not stuck in 4-Lo. It is the "transfer case" that is attached to the transmission that actually engages the 4-Hi and 4-Lo modes. To properly shift your vehicle into 4-Lo, you know that you have to shift the transmission into neutral and slow down to less than 5 mph. Once your vehicle slows down to this range, your can switch your transfer case into 4-Lo mode. Due to the inner workings of the transfer case, the actual shift into 4-Lo may take a few seconds to complete. This is normal and does not signify that there is an issue. All transfer cases that have 4-Lo mode will act this way regardless of the make or model. To make a long story short, to shift out of 4-Lo you must follow the same steps that you took to shift into 4-Lo, just in reverse order. Switch the transfer case to 4-Lo mode if it isn't already there. Slow down to less than 5 mph (your vehicle must be moving, though). Then, shift your car into 4-Hi or 2WD. Give your vehicle several seconds to complete the shift. The transfer case indicator light will flash until it is complete. When it does complete the shift into the new gear mode, you will most likely hear a "clunk" (the range sleeve inside the transfer case disengages from its mating spline) from under your car. Again, any transfer case with 4-Lo (regardless of make or model) will exhibit this same noise. This should help you get out of 4-Lo. It is good practice to shift your car into and out of 4-Lo at least a few times each year to keep all of the splines free of corrosion and build-up. Based on the age of your vehicle, your transfer case may also need a complete flush and some new transmission fluid. Hope this helps.