4wd light flashing on instriment pannel. How is maintenance performed?

Asked by Apr 14, 2013 at 09:01 PM about the 1997 Ford Escort 4 Dr STD Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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To make the lights stop blinking and actually engage the transfer case you have to maintain the electric motor that engauges the transfer case. the contact points inside get worn and corroded and wont allow enough power through to rotate the servo.

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