My 2002 ford exploere is stuck on 4x4 low, how do I reset it


Asked by Feb 10, 2014 at 03:58 PM about the 2002 Ford Explorer Limited 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My explorer is stuck on 4x4 low and I can't seem to take it off, any tips?

2 Answers


Try tapping on the transfer case motor while someone pushes the button to 2 wheel drive, the motors are a common failure on these.

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Put in neutral while running, feet on clutch and brake turn to 4high then 2whl.

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