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Flashing 4WH and 4WL lights on the dash with switch position on Auto. What does it mean and what is needed to fix the problem? Car dirves fine.

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I had this problem recently. I do not think that I followed the 4wd/low shift procedure (Put foot on brake, Shift to Neutral, turn selector). It locked into 4 low and would not change back with both 4 low and 4 high lights flashing. Got it home and looked onlinefor remedy and decided to unhook battery. Flashing stopped and solid 4 low light came on. Followed correct procedure to shift out of 4 low and all worked well for now.

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This is purely a guess, but it seems to point towards the four wheel drive High and Low range, (Transmission)

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