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Old 01-11-2011, 09:03 AM   #1
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US 4 wheel drive won't engage.

Hey all, i have a 92 explorer. I had this handed down to me and want to get the 4x4 working. I beleive the tranfer case is fine, its either an electrical problem with the switch or a vacuum line, but i am not sure. I haven't really looked under there but if anyone know what the most common problem with the 4x4 in an explorer is i'd really like to hear what you suggest. thanks,
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Old 01-11-2011, 12:45 PM   #2
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Welcome to this forum! I've moved your thread into the transmissions & transfer cases section. Check the auto hubs, and the shift motor. The sticky threads on the top of this section are loaded with information on 4WD.
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Old 01-12-2011, 07:19 AM   #3
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is the shift motor hard to replace? can it be done in a day or a weekend? i have plenty of time. Also,,when the 4x4 button is pushed, the light wont' come on, can it still be the shift motor as well as a switch problem?
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We have a sticky thread on rebuilding the shift motor on the top of this section.
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You should read the 4x4 troubleshooting guide in the 1st gen forum for lots of info and pics on diagnosing your 4x4 problem.




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OK, i will do that, thanks for all you help, i really do appreciate it
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