2001 honda passport dashboard indicator lights (orange & green)comes on , front drive shaft turns but front axel will not engage. Any ideas?


Asked by Dec 25, 2013 at 07:38 PM about the 2001 Honda Passport 4 Dr EX 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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okay we've got an manuel transmission? or an automatic? is this a 4WD model?


first time user I replied your email I guess you didn't get it . So yes automatic transmission . and yes four wheel drive

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there has to be a solenoid underneath where road debris/rocks can pummel it and make it inoperative....send someone under there to take a good looksee for the mechanisms involved with the front half of your 4WD~~most likely a power driven solenoid....connector pulled off~

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Thanks man i assumed some kind of solenoid or vacuum or actuator . I didn't narrow it down to be in the front axle or differential . as I said the front driveshaft spins free until you put it into 4 wheel drive . I'm thinking its the auto locking hubs (factory) or the diff not locking or engaging. thanks again . Ill call the dealership :( and find out exactly what ill need.

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no one likes to be slammed in the neck with rocks~

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