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4x4 light keeps coming on and off and this eventually caused the vehicle to make a really loud grinding sound to the point that I cannot drive the vehicle anymore what can I do I cannot afford to pay a mechanic to fix this issue. The grinding is mostly coming from the passenger front.

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This sounds alot like my 04 f150. if it has the iwe vacuum axles then likely the problem is the 4x4 solenoid. on the f150 it is on the passenger strut mount behind the batt. the new parts have a water shield to prevent ingestion. they cost about $20-30 very easy to change under 10 min. you likely would also need to change the iwe on the passenger side. again fairly easy to change but involves removing the ball joint and tie rod end to get clearance to it..

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