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Old 11-21-2010, 10:12 AM   #1
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Question 2004 4x4 Control Module Location?

Thanks for looking in - I have an 04 Ex and I thought the 4x4 control module would be in the same place as the 02/03 models but I don't see it behind the glove box? Am I missing something - has someone already taken it out? I don't see any loose wiring etc. Should I just trace wire from dash panel 4x4 buttons to it - wire seems to head toward driver side? Thanks




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Old 11-21-2010, 10:33 AM   #2
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Thanks for looking in - I have an 04 Ex and I thought the 4x4 control module would be in the same place as the 02/03 models but I don't see it behind the glove box? Am I missing something - has someone already taken it out? I don't see any loose wiring etc. Should I just trace wire from dash panel 4x4 buttons to it - wire seems to head toward driver side? Thanks
On the '04, the 4x4 CM is part of the PCM & can't be serviced separately.

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SECTION 308-07: Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Systems 2004 Explorer/Mountaineer Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Procedure revision date: 10/28/2003

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Four Wheel Drive (4WD) Control Module
The four wheel drive (4WD) control module is integral to the power train control module (PCM) and is not serviced separately. For additional information, refer to Section 303-04A for 4.0L engine or Section 303-04B for 4.6L engine.

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Thanks for the help - The Control Module is often times the problem for an inop 4x4 on 02/03 models - was the change in 04 an attempt to fix that problem? If so, are they now more reliable w/out the seperate module? Thanks again




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Thanks for the help - The Control Module is often times the problem for an inop 4x4 on 02/03 models - was the change in 04 an attempt to fix that problem? If so, are they now more reliable w/out the seperate module? Thanks again
You're welcome! Can't really say about reliability of the '03-'04's. They went back to a separate module in '06-'07. Don't know if the later years also have a separate module.




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hi is the 2001 behind the glove box have no power no lights etc. any ideas
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hi is the 2001 behind the glove box have no power no lights etc. any ideas
01 should be behind the radio to the left of the opening, its a gem module.
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The 4x4 control module, monkeyboy?

Your post is somewhat confusing as to what vehicle you have. You posted in the "Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers" forum, there is a Sport Trac section.
Your profile says "2001 sport trax" is that a 2001 Sport Trac?

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