2~4WheelDriveTransfer Case

Controlled By ShiftMotor + ConModul + DashSelector 2WDHi~4WDHi~4WDLo + ClusterLamps 4WDHi & 4WDLo

2~4WheelDriveTransfer CaseFluid

TCF Capacity 1q300 1L229. Do NOT use MerconSP \ ULV \ V or TypeCVT \ F \ FNR5; they will damage a Ford 1354 Transfer Case. Ford# xt-2-qdx \ Mercon per 2001 OwnersGuide is obsolete & no longer sold.
For this 1354 Transfer Case, only use Fluid that is Compatible\Compliant with the MerconLV specs such as:

MerconLV.BlendedTCF

MerconLV.FullSynTCF Options

2~4WheelDriveTransfer ShiftMotor

2Wire12vMotor With 5Wire3PositionLimitSwitch + 7WireCable + 8PinRoundSocket wOut ClutchRelayBrownWire
Factory Original Label\Stamp BorgWarner# 1354-648-009-c \ 07-31-00 \ 10167226 \ mo25m \ 590912 \ 0195

2~4WheelDriveTransfer ConModul

Factory Original Label\Stamp Motorola# 01MP20701 \ m799g \ 00240 \ 20628416

Part# Explained

  • 1 = Year = 2001~2005
  • L5 = Model = Explorer\MazdaB\Mountaineer\Ranger\Sport\SportTrac
  • a\z = SubSystem = Electrical
  • 7h417\7e453 = Base#
  • aa\ab\ac\ad\ae = Rev#
  • Ford# 6\7\8\9L5a\z-7h417\7e453-aa\ab\ac\ad\ae is for 2006+Later, not 2001~2005 vehicles.

2~4WheelDriveTransfer DashSelector

SelectorSwitch

SelectorKnob

Links To Related Info

Thanks go to the brave souls who've preceded me in similar adventures & freely shared their experience below:

https://web.archive.org/web/20200816180426if_/http://www.therangerstation.com/tech/the-ford-ranger-4wd-system 2~4WheelDriveTransfer Descript
https://web.archive.org/web/20210127103041if_/http://www.motorcraft.com/us/en_us/home/our-products/lubricants/transmission-fluids/mercon-lv-automatic-transmission-fluids.html Fluid Ford# xt-10-qLVc \ MerconLV.BlendedATF
https://www.fcsdchemicalsandlubricants.com/additionalinfo/Product%20Data%20Sheet%20MERCON%20LV.pdf Fluid Ford# xt-10-qLVc \ MerconLV.BlendedATF
https://youtu.be/F7gKtqkuhmU?t=20 Fluid, Only Use MerconLV, Don't Use MerconSP \ MerconULV \ MerconV \ TypeF \ TypeFNR5

https://www.ranger-forums.com/attachments/general-ford-ranger-discussion-15/216332d1616440534-4x4-issues-2001-4wd.pdf ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://www.ranger-forums.com/general-ford-ranger-discussion-15/4x4-issues-164799 ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://web.archive.org/web/20200930111920if_/http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/index.php?threads/2001-ford-ranger-4x4-not-working.189541 ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://web.archive.org/web/20201130170530if_/http://www.therangerstation.com/tech/troubleshooting-your-automatic-4x4-transfer-case ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://www.therangerstation.com/forums/index.php?threads/4x4-wont-engage-what-else-could-it-be.191170 ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://web.archive.org/web/20200828141628if_/http://www.ranger-forums.com/general-technical-electrical-18/4x4-indicator-156168 ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://www.ranger-forums.com/4-0l-ohv-sohc-v6-tech-33/transfer-case-control-module-shift-control-motor-replaced-164158 ShiftMotor\ConModul
https://web.archive.org/web/20180612033421if_/https://www.explorerforum.com/Singleton/web/pages/tcase.html ShiftMotor
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/my-2001-ranger-edge-4x4-supercab.472335/page-9 ShiftMotor
https://youtu.be/Ema1qgAqPfg?t=17 ShiftMotor
https://youtu.be/jqq8qthjp-w?t=62 ConModul
https://youtu.be/mly0enATi0k?t=17 Selector
https://youtu.be/SVCM-L8mAWY?t=87 Selector
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