Mechanics

4 WHEELDRIVE

1998 Ford Explorer

Transmission problem
1998 Ford Explorer 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 160000 miles

MY 4 WHEELDRIVE WILL SOMTIMES ENGAGES ON ITS OWN WHEN I BACK UP AND TURN THE WHEEL SHARP AND IT WONT DISAGAGE FOR A COUPLE OF MIN. THEN THE 4WHEEL LIGHTS FLASH AND DRIVES NORMAL. WHEN IN 4WHEEL IT CLONKS REALLY HARD AND NOW IT WONT GO INTO LOW 4WHEEL ANY HELP
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Rybickibill
September 15, 2010.




Check the wiring harness where it connects to the 4wd actuator on the transfer case. Look for bent pins in the plug, wires that are bare or damaged.

Let me know what you find.

Joe



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