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#1 of 112 push button 4x4
Dec 07, 2006 (4:53 pm)
93 ford f150 4x4 is stuck in 4 wheel drive cant get it out the 4x4 light is not on.but it is in 4wheel drive help please
#2 of 112 Re: push button 4x4 [welborn]
Dec 09, 2006 (8:33 am)
Pushbutton 4x4 is activated by vaccum lines going to the hubs. Check the condition of vaccumm hoses. They may be cracked or brittle.
#3 of 112 My 4X4 doesn't seem to work
Mar 04, 2007 (7:57 pm)
I just bought a 92 Ford F-150 XLT and when I push the 4X4 buttons, nothing happens, no lights light up, I don't feel any noticable difference in the driving, am I supposed to do something other than push the buttons? I don't have a manual and have never owned a 4X4. Help!! Does anyone know where I can buy an owner's manual?
#4 of 112 Re: My 4X4 doesn't seem to work [billyzack]
by kcram HOST
Mar 04, 2007 (8:23 pm)
I had a 93 F150 with the push-button 4x4 system, same truck essentially as yours. You should hear a light clunk when you push the button and feel a very slight increase in vibration from the front driveline when it's engaged. Since you have none of that, you need to have the switch checked - more than likely, the previous owner let id die and didn't say anything.
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#6 of 112 Owner's manual
Mar 07, 2007 (12:13 pm)
Thanks, I will get one. I narrowed my 4X4 problem to the switch, I found one on Ebay for $25, the dealers here don't carry it anymore and Bronco Graveyard wants $180 so I took a chance for $25, if it doesn't work, it's only $25, Thanks again, Billyzack
#7 of 112 2005 f250 fx4 shifts itself into 4wd
Mar 13, 2007 (7:55 am)
My 05 F250 Fx4 V10 shifts itself into 4wd high without moving the control knob. The 4x4 dash lite comes on & can hear the shift taking place. Hubs are set to auto. If stopped and key off then back on it always returns to 2wd; but moving the knob to 4wd then back to 2wd while key on will not reset to 2wd. This is very intermitant; some days it does it some days not.
Local Ford service manager can't find problem or info on Ford net.
#8 of 112 Re: 2005 f250 fx4 shifts itself into 4wd [jimcco]
Mar 18, 2007 (9:15 pm)
The vaccum activates the hubs to engage, the same vacuum that operates the heat/ac vents. Weird sounding but its the same vacuum supply. Are the vents working right?
I don't really know more but the guys at ford-trucks know a bit more, and there's a guy that posted a TON of detailed service guidelines on his own. He took the time to detail it with pictures and everything, I say he did better than any manuals I've ever read. He goes by the name of guzzle, check him out.
#9 of 112 Popping noise in front left hub
Mar 21, 2007 (4:53 pm)
When I'm in 4 wheel drive and turning slightly I get a popping noise in the front left hub. Has anyone else experienced this before? if so what are the possible causes and cures. I have not yet had time to pull it apart to check. Any information would be helpful.
#10 of 112 Um most likely that is the sound of you destryoing your 4x4 system
Mar 22, 2007 (10:04 am)
4x4 cannot be used on dry pavement. The axles are locked together in 4x4. So, when you are in a turn, the front wheels follow a different path than the rear wheels. Accordinly they spin at different speeds. When you are not on pavement, the froont wheels can slip and you don't hear this popping.