Stuck in low gear

Tiny
RICKCOLE
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  • 1998 FORD F-250
  • 14,000 MILES
Stuck in low gear. Four wheel drive problem PO705 and PO708
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:18 PM

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Tiny
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Assuming it is an automatic, we need as much info as possible, it is a trans issue.

When was the last time it was serviced? Any recent repairs? Any issues with snow related?

Roy
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:21 PM
Tiny
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A relative moved out of the country and gave it to us to use until he returned. Dont know much. It is and automatic. Have replaced a couple of sensors and switch but that did not solve problem. Got Doc Md and it said PO705 and 708.
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:26 PM
Tiny
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What sensors? What switch?

Roy
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:27 PM
Tiny
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I replaced 2 relays going to 4 wheel drive under hood and one switch that takes it from 2 wheel drive to 4 wheel drive to 4 low inside on dashborard.
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:33 PM
Tiny
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Do you understand this?
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:39 PM
Tiny
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Ok, they have nothing to do with it.

The codes have to do with the trans range sensor on the side of the trans.

Unfortunately, you need a scan tool to monitor its activity. Make sure all connections and the harness is good. You can try a sensor but expense guess without confirming.

Roy
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:39 PM
Tiny
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Roy, sorry I took so long but I am doing this for my husband and had to call him at work to get info. Are you still there?
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:43 PM
Tiny
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Off and on
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:46 PM
Tiny
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Told my husband and he said he knows where all that is --harness and connections. He will attempt to make sure that is all good then if not we will take it to get scanned. Thank you for your advice. Helps alot. God Bless.
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:52 PM
Tiny
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Good luck
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Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 AT 12:55 PM

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