My Ford Explorer is stuck in 4w low how do i get to regular drive or auto

Asked by Dec 10, 2015 at 06:07 PM about the 1998 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

5

yes, the neutral gear on the gear shaft should work, despite not having a clutch

65,015

Try driving back and forth a little in a straight line. Stop and try and shift again. Manual shifters can take a lot of force to shift. If it is electric shift try driving back and forth as well.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
6,505

You can remove the shift motor from the transfer case and manually shift it into 2h with a pair of pliers.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Explorer

Looking for a Used Explorer in your area?

CarGurus has 70,256 nationwide Explorer listings starting at $997.

ZIP:

Search Ford Explorer Questions

Ford Explorer Experts

#1 OJ
OJ
Reputation 10,320
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,160
#3 tennisshoes
tennisshoes
Reputation 2,380
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,024 Great Deals out of 72,253 listings starting at $700
Used Ford Expedition
439 Great Deals out of 24,829 listings starting at $1,150
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
559 Great Deals out of 31,371 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-150
2,055 Great Deals out of 207,336 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Durango
268 Great Deals out of 21,293 listings starting at $1,499
Used Toyota 4Runner
261 Great Deals out of 19,022 listings starting at $2,500
Used Nissan Pathfinder
281 Great Deals out of 22,990 listings starting at $1,499
Used GMC Yukon
382 Great Deals out of 19,299 listings starting at $2,000

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Explorer For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 42,785 listings starting at $22,123
2016 Ford Explorer For Sale
167 Great Deals out of 4,823 listings starting at $14,400
2015 Ford Explorer For Sale
147 Great Deals out of 4,775 listings starting at $10,450
2014 Ford Explorer For Sale
251 Great Deals out of 6,065 listings starting at $7,990
2013 Ford Explorer For Sale
82 Great Deals out of 2,849 listings starting at $7,950

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.