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I have just bought a vaxhall frontera 1999, reg but when you press the switch to go into 4 wheel drive motion the indicator switch light just flashes? do you know what the problem would be?

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  • signals85 Feb 03, 2009

    same problem , u press 4 x 4 switch emblem just flashes on dashboard and now seems to not be able to go back to normal drive

  • carlwatson Feb 15, 2009

    my frontera 1998 2.2dti new shape has the same problem, when i press the 4x4 switcher button to change to 2wd it keeps flashing but car feels like it has disengagerd from 4wd wen i press it again to engage 4wd it stays on to tell me 4wd is engaged and 4wd comes on it never used to flash in 2wd any solution


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Check tyres need to have similar wear on all 4 tyres and must be the same spec ie 205 - 70 ect uneven wear can cause wind up of thedrive train (gearbox ect} this can cause slow selection and de selection of 4 wheel drive on the frontera the 4wd light will flash continuously should disengage eventualy sometimes with a thump!!!! sometimes stopping and reversing can help to throw it out of 4wd

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The selector switch is bad.On the transmission.

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