THIS PAST WINTER WOULD NOT INITIATE 4WD.

  • Tiny
  • zarbock
  • 2000 Ford Ranger
  • 111 miles

What is the part that in a Ford Ranger 2000 that initiates 4WD. I can't get my drive to turn on. But once in a while when it's really warm it will turn on.

truck this past winter would not initiate 4WD. When I move the switch over from 2wheel to 4wheel nothing happens no light, no changing I can usually feel it switching too.

However this summer for fun I switched it over and it did turn on and the light turned on too. I took it to a mechanic and asked his opinion he wanted to charge me just to look but he thought it was electrical.

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Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 AT 4:31 AM

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  • Tiny
  • hmac300
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There are two modules in the truck as well as relays in the
relay box. Also a shift motor on the tcase. Any ofthese could be bad or inoperative. You will need to go step by step to try to find the cause. Have a pro run a scan on the system to see if there are anycodes.

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