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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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1993 ford f150 wants to down shift in 4x4 low. I found a

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1993 ford f150 wants to down shift in 4x4 low
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: yes i found a leak wher the transfer case plug is ,i fixed it with some jb weld
JA: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: we took the front drive shaft off to see if it still did it ,and it did
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

Please tell me more about what your truck is doing>

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i put it in drive ,take off, when it get about 10 mph it shifts to 4x4 low
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
i think mabe somethings going on with transfer case,its allways been hard to get in and out of four wheel drive
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

What size engine do you have in this truck and do you have an automatic trans?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
302 moter
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
automatic trans
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
5.0
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

Does it have touch shift or does it have a manual lever?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
manual lever
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

Do you have a 3 or 4 speed automatic transmission?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
automatic
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

Is it a 3 or a 4 speed?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
3 speed automatic
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

When this happens please tell me step by step what you have to do to get it to drive normally again?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
nothing.thats why iam asking you
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

So it is stuck in 4x4 low now correct?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
no, but it goes in low gear when you pick up a little speed
Expert:  kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

You are not making any sense. If it is not stuck in 4x4 low now, what do you have to do to get it out of 4x4 low so it will drive normally again after it does this?