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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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97 f150 4wd won't engage, No kinda beyond my scope. just

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97 f150 4wd won't engage
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No kinda beyond my scope. just want some ideas so when I take it in I'm not totally in the dark.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Vehicle shifts but will not engage.
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: no leaks, may have been serviced 11 years ago, has had regular maintence since then.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 9 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** is usually caused by a bad hub on one of the front wheels, they are vacuum operated, and if one of then leaks, then niether front wheels will engage, this is a very common problem on these, are you looking to fix this your self?