I have check and tested all the fuses they were ok. This article applies to the Ford F-150. As a result, the rear end of the vehicle fishtailed. Took it in to mechanic and the solenoids were bad on both sides. They called and said the vacuum hoses were melted? The manufacturer was not contacted. I don't drive this truck very much or use the 4 wheel drive very much.
I did some research and this seems to be a common event with the Ford and there shift on the fly 4X4 system. Pro Tip If using a jack, then make sure the truck is on level ground and block all four tires. For more information, go to www. The two vacuum tubes below in the foreground should be connected at the bracket behind them. If not have person in vehicle hit the brakes put in park and turn vehicle off, Then with a vacuum gauge attach it to the actuator and apply 10 - 12 psi of vacuum.
This article applies to the Ford F-150. A high vacuum level 222 mm or 8. These power door lock actuators make a great replacement and have good cost savings over dealer units. This part will not be returnable once you install the part. Press the new fitting into the the vacuum line. Make sure not to over-tighten the bolts or pinch any of the wires that need to be placed back into the wiring harness.
They replaced the one solenoid and got it into 4 wheel drive but they couldn't get it to go back to 2 wheel so they had to change the other solenoid. If so once you have it off the ground have someone inside start it hold the brake then put it in 4 wheel drive and slowly release the brake. Step 2 - Lift the truck using a floor jack or truck lift Lifting the truck to make space for removing the transfer case motor beforehand will make this job easier. I have a 2000 f250. F250 Super Duty door lock actuators are electronic components that provide the movement necessary to work the mechanical arms in your Super Duty's lock mechanisms.
The main harness is connected via a clip. As a first step in service, eliminate obvious items such as loose wiring connections, loose vacuum connections or damaged vacuum lines. The vacuum soleniod and vacuum lines need to be replaced. I had the transmission flush and service there was no problems noticed. Please advise, -Tim Dec 18, 2015 If your truck has Vacume actuated hubs check the vacume lines running to the hubs right behind the brake rotor. I turn the knob to 4x4 L or High and nothing happen.
When driving at times my F-150 would start jerking for a couple of seconds, around 30-40 mph. I fear the worst, that I may have a bad hub seal. Step 7 - Reconnect the battery terminals Reconnect the battery terminals, lower the truck, and check your 4x4 function. Had the same issue replaced this line and solved it. I don't know if 2003 f150 is set up different then a 1997 ford f150. Ok, are you able to raise the vehicle off the ground, all 4 wheels, safely? If so once you have it off the ground have someone inside start it hold the brake then put it in 4 wheel drive and slowly release the brake.
Use this information at your own risk. I had the transmission flush and service there was no problems noticed. After some panicking last weekend it wound up being the Transfer Case Switch Motor which is located on the transfer case it self. Step 2 - Lift the truck using a floor jack or truck lift Lifting the truck to make space for removing the transfer case motor beforehand will make this job easier. Step 4 - Remove the bolts from the motor There are four to eight 10mm bolts that hold the shift motor to the transfer case. The first front and rear driver side took about 1hour per door , start to finish. Step 3 - Disconnect wire harness from the motor The wire harness must be removed from the motor before it can be unbolted and removed from the transfer case.
If you are skilled enough, you can take apart the motor and replace this bushing, saving you the cost of replacing the entire motor. Posted on Dec 12, 2014 There is a 10amp fuse for the gauges and the circuit that turns on the alternator. If not have person in vehicle hit the brakes put in park and turn vehicle off, Then with a vacuum gauge attach it to the actuator and apply 10 - 12 psi of vacuum. The transfer case motor is located behind the transfer case, which is at the rear of the transmission. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for the failure. There may be other components wired into the same harness. Using a ratchet with extension is the easiest way to remove these bolts.