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01 ST 4x4 switch and lights not working

Discussion in '2001-2005 Explorer Sport Trac' started by davidtown23, June 29, 2011.

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    1. davidtown23

      davidtown23 New Member

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      I was swapping out the CD/ Radio head unit tonight and when I got done I noticed my 4x4 switch doesn't light up now. I drove around and tried to see if the 4x4 would work but no luck. I made sure all wires were plugged into all buttons and switches while installing new radio. What could have happened. I know that the switch worked last friday when I checked everything out on the truck. Is there something I need to reset?

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      Nothing. Double check your connection. Check the fuses to make sure you didn't pop one.
       
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      checked connections and fuses last night, everything looked good. Drove it to work this morning and the selector lights still not working but it did engage the 4 high and 4 low and dash indicator lights worked. I guess I can live with the selector lights not working.

      The Pioneer 6 disc head unit sounds much better than the one I pulled out. The salvage yard had a sticker on the unit stating CD not working. I figured the cd trays were just off track so I opened the unit and my assumption was correct. There was a cd stuck in the unit and the trays were off track. Now the unit is fixed and works like it should.
       
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      The only light in the actual selector switch is the illumination lamp. I guess I misunderstood the issue initially.
       

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