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f250 4x4 not working

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Yoohoo42, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. Yoohoo42

    Yoohoo42 Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    Not sure if this question has ever been asked, but here it goes. I have a 2000 f250. It has the eletronic control for the 4X4 but manual lockers. The light come on, but no 4X4. Im stumped. I hear a relay click and I hear a squeek under the truck, but nothing. My fater in law, who is no expert said the gears are shot, could this be? It drives in 2 wheel fine. I did get stuck the other day and drover her kinda hard, parked it then this. Any ideas?
     
  2. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    no if you hear a solenoid make noise it is the solenoid. the noise under the truck is the transfer case shift motor. I just got in from replacing mine on my 2003 250 5.4
     
  3. Yoohoo42

    Yoohoo42 Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    This is the same for the V10? Thanks so much, He had me about to rip out the front end.
     
  4. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    ya it is the same. I would just order a motor and I garantee that is the problem. I got an aftermarket remanufactured motor for $121
     
  5. creativedesigns

    creativedesigns PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,929

    happened to me last year...its the 4x4 actuator located near the tranny....costs a thousad to fix it tho! :nod:
     
  6. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    the transfer case motor cost you that much. sorry but they screwed you lol. it cost me $121 and 10 minutes to switch them
     
  7. Spitz

    Spitz Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    You have both hubs locked i assume? The first test we always do for a 4x4 truck is, if it shifts into 4x4, do it, then we end up putting it on a lift and see if the front driveshaft turns, if it does, well the transfer case is working fine, if not, then you know where to start.
     
  8. Yoohoo42

    Yoohoo42 Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    Thanks alot, I will see if I can find one. The truck has alot of issues, but when she runs she would push a house over. Its keeping her going thats the fun part.
     
  9. Yoohoo42

    Yoohoo42 Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    189 at auto zone. Was that over a thousand in Canadian? LOL,
     
  10. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    With their dollar dropping like a rock it probably is!
     
  11. EaTmYtAiLpIpEs

    EaTmYtAiLpIpEs 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,607

    ya my motor was $121. work wise mechanical work all i have to do is one exhaust manifold gasket and manifold, head gaskets, and the hubs and 2 transfer case motors. but my truck also has 145k on it also
     
  12. SuperDuty

    SuperDuty Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    This is from one of my reply's about a year ago...

    Well all it's fixed!!! After some panicking last weekend it wound up being the Transfer Case Switch Motor which is located on the transfer case it self. The part cost $188 with a $25 core charge at my local parts place. The whole job took about a half hour to install and then all the codes needed to be cleared before i could operate it as per the warning instructions.

    Thanks for everyones input!!!!!!

    Here's the part that failed!
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    99 F-250 SD Extra Cab, 8 Ft Miniute Mount
     
  13. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Hey guys mine 2004 f250 4x4 is not working when I engage the manual shift on the floor. The hubs are not locked I move forward and it makes a banging noise underneath the truck. Sounds like a slip or a knock I replaced the lock outs with new lock out made by WARN.
    Any help is greatly appreciated. :mechanic:
     
  14. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    With the hubs not locked and it is making that much noise you could have a broken transfer-case chain.
     
  15. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Easy fix???? Or does my mechanic get some extra Christmas money.payup
     
  16. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,957

    Tcase chain. That's internal in the case
     
  17. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    Early Christmas ,

    But get it checked out, used T-Cases are not to bad $$ There should be a round tag on the back of it with some #s to tell what it is.
    NP271HD ??

    Does it make noise in HI and LOW?
     
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2013
  18. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Just tried it in High I will try low tomorrow
    Thanks
     
  19. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    We figured out it was the universal joint in front axle seized up. Will be fixed tomorrow. xysport