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Re: 4x Malfunctioning
I'm not sure I'm following, so please take this in positive spirit - what makes you think it's not going into 4WD? Is it the front wheel indicators blinking, or loss of traction, or something else?
You may already know this, so please excuse if so - when you switch to 4WD, the lights indicating the front wheels will blink until you drive forward quite a bit. That is normal vehicle function. After driving forward a bit, they should turn solid color (no blinking, after perhaps a few hundred feet), indicating the transfer case is locked in 4WD. Is that happening, but you don't get front wheel driving traction? That would be a problem.
Also, when switching out of 4WD, it is normal vehicle function to have the lights blink for a few hundred feet, until the transfer case shifts back out of 4WD - it's not necessarily immediate. Rarely, if the lights don't stop blinking after driving forward a few hundred feet, backing up 50-100 feet will allow the transfer case to shift out of 4WD, and the lights for the front wheels will "clear."
Let us know if you are having a problem regarding the 4WD indicators or with lock-up/ 4WD traction.
Last edited by dreep; 01-07-2017 at 08:48 AM.