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My 99 Ford Ranger the rear end won't come out of low gear and front tires not in
1999 Ford Ranger

My 99 Ford Ranger the rear end won't come out of low gear and front tires not in

(1999 Ford Ranger)
High and low light blinks intermediately and rear end is stuck in low gear and front tires not pulling. When I switched the electric switch nothing happens in any position
in Savannah, TN on February 17, 2015
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on February 17, 2015
Tap transfer case shift motor with SMALL hammer to see if it will complete the shift sequence... The Auto Locking front hubs give a lot of trouble as well.. You have two problems it seems!!
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on February 17, 2015
Double whammy...always more confusing that way....
on February 17, 2015
Well the 4x4 don't get used very often... Until it snows!!.. That's what happens a lot of the time, stuff gets lazy over time without exercise.... Me too!!
on February 17, 2015
Any ideas on how to get the rear end out of low gear. I hate to drive it to far that way.
on February 17, 2015
Well it's not the rear end!!!.. It's the transfer case!!.. Go back and read my first answer!! Google > transfer case shift motor... Look at picture to see what to tap on...with 'small' hammer!... It's stuck!.. Sometimes that will unstick it.... If that don't work, maybe you can drive it slowly to the shop...I don't know how far that is...but....
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on February 17, 2015
Tap transfer case shift motor with SMALL hammer to see if it will complete the shift sequence... The Auto Locking front hubs give a lot of trouble as well.. You have two problems it seems!!
Sign in to reply
on February 17, 2015
Double whammy...always more confusing that way....
on February 17, 2015
Well the 4x4 don't get used very often... Until it snows!!.. That's what happens a lot of the time, stuff gets lazy over time without exercise.... Me too!!
on February 17, 2015
Any ideas on how to get the rear end out of low gear. I hate to drive it to far that way.
on February 17, 2015
Well it's not the rear end!!!.. It's the transfer case!!.. Go back and read my first answer!! Google > transfer case shift motor... Look at picture to see what to tap on...with 'small' hammer!... It's stuck!.. Sometimes that will unstick it.... If that don't work, maybe you can drive it slowly to the shop...I don't know how far that is...but....

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