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2006 Ford Escape 109K miles. Flashing 4WD light

2006 Ford Escape 109K miles. Flashing 4WD light on a few blinks then off for a minute then blinks again. Ford Dealer has been testing my vehicle for three hours and can't tell me what it is. Should it take this long?

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Tone ring. I have had this replaced on the rt and lt front because of the flashing 4x4 light. Leave it go and it gets worse. get it fixed now

Posted on Jun 08, 2010

If it is an intermittant problem or one hard to troubleshoot,it could take a couple days ,and be extremely expensive,labor wise. Lets hope not.

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SOURCE: 2006 Ford Escape 109K miles. Flashing 4WD light

Yes sometimes diagnosis takes a while. They are most likely perfomring electrical tests o nthe rear axle coupler to see why its functioning incorrect. If I knoew the codes its storing I could help you

Posted on Mar 17, 2010

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