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The truck is stuck inJA: Besides this, what condition is the…

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The truck is stuck...

The truck is stuck in*****

Mechanic's Assistant: Besides this, what condition is the car in?

Grate

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

04 f150 4x4 5.4L

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes , vaccum hoses are good, solenoid is good switch on dash seams to be working fine

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

The front hubs are working

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Transmission Mechanic: ebrock63, Repair shop manager and tech replied 9 months ago
ebrock63
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HI,

Manual or automatic locking hubs, and if automatic, is is 4wd shift on the fly

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Auto hubs yes it is shift on the fly
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago
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Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

does the switch lights light up?

please explain "stuck in*****quot;.

is it in low?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok I own a small automotive shop don't work on***** but a friend so . The trust binds up when turning in gravel . When you drive it it drags then pops into lowan will barley move took motor off and tryed to put in*****not sure if it's correct the shaft for the motor will turn in circles non stop
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Will not stop on*****
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

ok

so the case is certainly staying in gear?

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

will it shift into and out of 4wd low?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I can hear the relays in dash ,I'm not sure ,should the shaft in transfer case should I be able to turn it by hand (fingers )
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

will it shift into and out of 4wd low?

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

or does it stay the same no matter where the switch is?

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

are you there?

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

i would think your problem is a bad/sticking transfer case motor/actuator.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Sorry I drove it and I can shift in to 4x4 low and 4hlgh no 2 wheel all the lights are working my understanding is the sensor for lights are in the motor switch if so then the motor has to be moving
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

you should be able to tell if it is in fact going to low

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

it will be geared like a tractor

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
It is for sure
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

if that is the case..i would doubt it being stuk in 4wd

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Like I said it's like a pose rear end the front weeks ate siding, and when you drive it you can feel it holding back then when you get the rpms up it feels like it goes into limp mood
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

can you spin the rear tires in 2wd high?

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

im needing to know if it is in fact staying in 4wd

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Haven't tryed that yet will have to get it back in shop will take a bit iam a small shop
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

ok,,i will be back on here a little later,you check that and let me know..i will answer as soon as i am back on line

thanks

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

WHAT DID YOU FIND OUT?

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Sorry for the problem, do you 2ant me to spin rear tire or front, I drove it and pulled it into shop and the front will turn I will ck rear if that's what you want me to
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
one more thing I noticed the speedometer when this happened jumped to 100 mph and I was 25mph ?
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

i want you to do a burn out,,i want to know if the rear wheel will spin and the front not pulling.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok drove truck tell it went into what I call limp mood and pulled into gravel and the rear tires will spin front won't . The truck has a lunge when put in gear
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

ok

the 4wd iisnt engaged

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

you have other problems

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

tell me again what the truck is doing

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok when you put in gear it lunges ,front wheels bind when you turn .now when I drive the truck it will shift anti seams to be in*****won't go over 30 mph speedometer says 100 mph . Starts off like in high after it shifts @nd the speedometer go to 100 total loss of power over 25 to 30 mph . I have worked on cars for a living and now you know why I need help
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

ok

it isnt stuck in 4wd if it were you wouldnt be able to spin the rear tires..sense the speedometer is acting up and it seems to be in the wrong gear,,replace the vss[vehicle speed sensor] and or/check the wiring harness to the vss

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok will let you know
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

the transmission isnt ever going to work correctly with the speedometer acting up

thanks

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Got new sensor in from dealer and as I thought I did not fix it doing the same thing.
Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

is the speedometer working correctly now?

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Transmission Mechanic: Tim's Auto Repair, Mechanic replied 9 months ago

please stand by. perhaps one of the other guys has a better idea of what is going on here.

someone will be right with you.

thanks

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
No its still the same
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