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My 08 Ford F-250 is stuck in 4x4 Low regardless of where I

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my 08 Ford F-250 is stuck in 4x4 Low regardless of where I place the selector on the dash. Possible causes?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 5 months ago.

Hello, you have the vehicle in neutral correct?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
yup
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It happened one time around a month ago. Then I cleared it. It happened again and this time it has been on about a week and the truck has sat and its still stuck.
Expert:  James replied 5 months ago.

Does 4lo ever get used very much?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Not hardly ever
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
hardly ever 4 lo. are you still there?
Expert:  James replied 5 months ago.
I am sorry. Had to get my kids to daycare.
Expert:  James replied 5 months ago.
It sounds like the transfer case motor has failed. It happens when the 4lo isn't used very often. Corrosion builds in the electric motor causing it to fail. It happens due to its location.

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