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4wd won't engage

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Trying to help my friend out, he has a 94 ford explorer and the 4wd will not engage when pushing the 4wd button, the light does not come on either. The truck makes a clicking noise when trying to engage the 4wd. Any ideas guys?

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try tapping the electric motor on the transfer case with a hammer.

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Very comon for having shift motors stick. As airjer said tap on the motor with a hammer and have someone pushing the button and see if it shifts.

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I heard theres a magnet in there so make sure the tap is just that n not a good rap. and if that dont work what should I try next?

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A two handed grip and a running start is not required. Just tap it! If that doesn't do it than there are a bunch of check this wire check that wire stuff. The motor is the usual culprit.

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well I gave it a tap n that seemed 2 do the trick! hopefully it stays fixed,thnx moreish for posting as my pc was down n thnx airjer for the sound advice,appreciate it.

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