I have been pulling my hair out over this same problem. Anyway, The battery cable was the only success we had in getting it out of low range. After removing the caliper, the grase cap must be removed from the center of the hub. If not, check for play, grasping top and bottom of rotor and rattling back and forth. Some you even have to have your parking brake.
Keep me posted, be glad to get your 4wd working again. We've got a step-by-step guide on how to diagnose and fix the problem! I believe the gem is the brain for what your talking about, which is why its probably kicking out of low on its own. On those trucks, you have to be in neutral, stopped, and with your foot on the brake to go into or out of 4X4 low. Step 3 - Look for vacuum leaks If pressure drops below 5 pounds, the actuators will not lock or unlock. Posted on Dec 20, 2009 www. I'm sorry, but this did not answer the question.
Start a new thread with the results of your checks, and we'll go from there. It also has the shift on the fly switch. You might have a problem! Apr 22, 2012 First, start checking the fuses an there is also an electrial activaced switch at the transmission or transfer case that may be bad. Use the micrometer to measure the thickness and then if there up to spec, use a brake lathe. I've never seen them go bad they're near your battery junction box. If only one turns, don't be alarmed.
Place freshly greased big bearing narrow side in into the back of the new rotor. Dec 11, 2010 Sep 12, 2007 Aug 28, 2007 Oct 07, 2015 On these issue, there are few solved help links for troubleshooting the issue easily. I did this and my truck locked in 4x4 low and would not come out. Do not be alarmed if they don't turn. Mine is stuck in 4Hi.
Look for cracks or breaks. If either fuse is blown, replace fuse. Jake your in for a lot of work if you want to do that, you would need a new 4x4 front axle and steering components, a transfer case, and most likely a new transmission along with new drive shafts, and a hole in your floor. We tried everything, Backing up, Going forward, Rocking it, Made sure it was on flat ground,We thought maybe it was in a bind and would'nt come out due to that. Have you removed the shift motor and seen if it moves when switched? Pro Tip The hoses for these on the F-150 are notorious for failing, so be sure to check them if you're experiencing issues. An you can view wiring diagrams for free at also check out video on basic electrical systems testing! The other wheel should spin the opposite direction.
Basically what happens is the solenoids get water inside of them and in the winter they freeze up and crack. I have measured the resistance of the switch in both 4 hi and 4 lo positions. Remove the castlated looks like a tiny castle nut, keyed washer and outer bearing. If voltage switches, it's probably either your transfer case shift relays I had to look up where they are. If voltage is 10 volts or less, go to next step. I did an oil change and changed the filter, checked for leaks, nothing. Ford has put out replacements as well as a shield that goes around them.
This may be obvious but a lot of people overlook it. There are some good videos on youtube on trouble shooting these systems , also on how to read a wiring diagram! Around this same time, when … I would accelerate the truck a little morethan usual, the engine would start to vibrate, like it was struggling, probably bc of low oil but I didnt know it at the time. Place the small bearing narrow side in into the hub, then the keyed washer, then the castlated nut. The spring should push the gears in, without the vac line on. Posted on Jan 26, 2010 Does dash indicate whether it's in 2 wheel, 4 hi,or 4 low? All of our stock have very nice knob faces and are better than or equal to the quality shown in the pictures.
I had no way of knowing you'd know what you're talking about. This is the actuator motor for the four wheel drive. It sounds like it might be in 4 wheel low. What makes you think fuel pump fuse is bad or the reset switch? If fuse blows again, inspect circuit for short to ground. By - November 17, 2014 This article applies to the Ford F-150 2004-2014 and the Ford F-250 and Super Duties 2005-2014.