As a result, the lineup is diverse. There may be other components wired into the same harness. Put it in and problem solved. Make sure that all the mounting points match up to the holes for the 10mm bolts. You can check the switch on the dash and see if you are getting power to it and out of it. We've got a step-by-step guide on how to diagnose and fix the problem! Any help here would be great as well.
Engaging the front axle is a different matter. The fuses are coded as follows. If you are getting power in the switch but none coming out of it when switch to the 4 wheel drive position it is the switch but if you are and are getting power down to the motor on the transfer case it is the motor on the transfer case. You can get fancy and test them electrically they should each have 12V power all of the time but the easiest way is to put your fingers on the plastic caps and feel and listen for a click as someone shifts your truck in and out of 4X4. If fuse blows again, inspect circuit for short to ground. Not sure where to go from here. The only noise was the light itself flashing in the dash about 3 or 4 times then it stayed lit, but no mechanicle noises what so ever.
A ball point pen or a narrow-tip punch can be used to disconnect the other wires that are connected to this harness. You say it engages, but are you only engaging the rears? Mine was just stiff and needed lubrication - which worked! I'm assuming it has a vacuum pod on the front axle? This article applies to the Ford F-150 2011-2014. Also make note if they seem old and brittle as there could be a crack you don't see. I have not seen that many bad shift motors myself, usually it is the electrical connector to the transfer case that is corroded, or in 1 case, the owner accidentally cut the shift motor wire in the truck didn't realize it until he found the dead wire at the connector. These are 11, 29, 30 and 111. Mine were rubbing a bit on the passengers side wheel well so check there.
Relay box 3 Ford F150 1999-2003. I did get the truck in 4hi once but as soon as I gave it a little gas it was like it slipped out. This article applies to the Ford F-150. Sometimes you can free it up with a few light raps with a hammer. I figure this will be a good time to ask on an active topic pretaining to 4wd.
If your F-150 engine is experiencing a regular clattering noise at all times, it may be time to inspect and. Primary battery fuses megafuses F150 1997-1998. Use a meter to check the fuses while plugged in, there are pins on the back of the fuse for this. Pics below is for reference of the old cracked solenoid and the new solenoids with housing that was replaced 2 years ago. So there is no 4 wheel drive at all. The front drive shaft spun.
It can also be the motor on the transfer case or the switch on the dash. If voltage is 10 volts or less, go to next step. Fuse box diagram Ford F150 1997-2003. This article will cover how to replace it yourself to save you. To check if the diaphragm is just stiff, assist the truck by pushing the shaft in an out by hand. This video is applicable to the 97, 98, 99, 00, or 01 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator models. You can hear a distinct click when you switch to 4hi but nothing happens.
Odds are, the shift motor is failing. I was gonna give the shift motor a little love tap with a hammer cause I had read that might free it up if it was locked up. Remove the panel cover to access the fuses. But I hit the back of the transfer case and nothing happend. If so the problem could be in the computer if it is electronic 4 wheel drive. Pro Tip If using a jack, then make sure the truck is on level ground and block all four tires.
From what I have read, a good indication of a problem here is the absence of the dash light. I'm just afraid of taking the truck in because I know how the cost of things can sky rocket at the dealer. With the new shift motor installed, could be power to the shift motor connector also, but rather than guess at what it is, after the front drive shaft test, we can get a direction to go with your issue. Do you have manual shift on fly or floor or is it electric? If values agree, go to next step. New Problem Now I have a new problem that I need help with. I always check on the Internet when getting major parts. Step 2 - Lift the truck using a floor jack or truck lift Lifting the truck to make space for removing the transfer case motor beforehand will make this job easier.
Again, don't murder me, i'm just guessing while bored at work Click to expand. When F-150s have issues transferring into 4x4 mode, most of the time the culprit is the transfer case shift motor. I'm thinking the problem I had 2 seasons ago was corrected except the one solenoid that I did replaced ended up seizing 2 years later from water corrosion. The vacuum should alternate hoses when shifted and the pressure should be equal although it is surprisingly not a strong pull. The transfer case motor is located behind the transfer case, which is at the rear of the transmission. What else should I look for and how should I check? The contact was driving approximately 2 mph in inclement weather when the contact drove over snow and the vehicle began to spin uncontrollably. The switch has power but the power doesnt seem to be getting anywhere.
Hoses seem to be okay and no cracks visible at solenoid. If it doesn't it is a front axle engagement problem. When I did this, I engaged the 4X by pushing the shaft in but it was very stiff and hand to pull it out again with leverage from a screwdriver. Ford recommends that megafuses only be serviced by a qualified service technician. Lift and support the front of the truck so the front wheels are off the ground.