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Anyone have any experience with the transfer case control module going in a Ranger? This is my 3rd Ranger, and this is a first. I've had the truck a year and a half, no problems until a few days ago. In cold weather, the truck won't go into 4WD. And this can be mildly cold weather -- as warm as 4..
« Can the box be opened? I would look for cracked solder joints on a circuit board, especially on the relay connections. »
« It probably can, but I'm not inclined to do so if the part is the correct one I just ordered from the local Ford dealership. He called it a "transfer case changeover relay" and priced it under $50.0.. »
« I've got the exact same problem (exact same symptoms) with my 2001 Mazda B3000. 4x4 control module is Ford part# 1LS4-7H417-AC. Been working on it for the last week or so. Dealer says $145, junkyar.. »
« So thats why they got rid of lever activated transfer cases - so they make a bunch of money when the crappy electromechanical stuff breaks. -- »
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my friend has a 90 ford ranger 2.3l stick shift, the probelm when he goes to start it in the morning it will crank but not start. but when he gets a push it will start, then after that he has no probelm starting the truck until the next morning when he;s got to have another push to start it. thi..
« @storefull-3116.bay.webtv.net: I would venture to guess his fuel pump is draining back or a injector is leaking down. Have him try turning on the key for about 10 seconds then off then on for 10 .. »
« What's missing when it won't start? Spark Fuel pressure Injector pulse Compression The ignition module has separate start and run circuits, not saying it's the module (for swapnostics sake) but the.. »
« i usually start at check battery voltage when cranking ,it should be staying above 10 volts when cranking . battery going bad, dirty cable ends,bad starter can get you low voltage when cranking . ,.. »
« What is the condition of the battery & starter ? After sitting overnight, does the engine crank over slowly (starter has a tough time overcoming the compression strokes). »