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2~4WheelDrive TransferCase

Controlled with ShiftMotor + ConModul + DashSelector 2WHi~4WHi~4WLo + ClusterLamps 4WHi & 4WLo:

2~4WheelDrive TransferCaseFluid

Change the TransferCaseFluid\TCF every 6years\67kMiles, along with Tranny ATF+Filter & Differential Oil.
TCF Capacity 1q300 1L229. Do NOT use MerconSP \ ULV \ V or TypeCVT \ F \ FNR5; they'll damage a Ford 1354 Transfer Case. Ford# xt-2-qdx \ Mercon per 2001 OwnersGuide is obsolete & no longer sold;
thus per later revisions, only use Fluids which are compatible & compliant with MerconLV specs, such as:

TCF.MerconLV~Blended

TCF.MerconLV~FullSyn Options

2~4WheelDrive TransferShiftMotor

2Wire12vMotor With 5Wire3PoseLimitSwitch+7WireCable+8PinRoundSocket wOut ClutchRelayBrownWire
FactoryLabel\Stamp BorgWarner# 1354-648-009-c \ 07-31-00 \ 10167226 \ mo25m \ 590912 \ 0195

2~4WheelDrive TransferConModul

FactoryLabel\Stamp Motorola# 01MP20701 \ m799g \ 00240 \ 20628416

Part# Explained

  • 1 = 2001~2005 Years
  • L5 = Explorer\LandRover\MazdaB\Mountaineer\Ranger\Sport\SportTrac Models
  • 4\z = Electrical SubSystem
  • 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.

2~4WheelDrive TransferDashSelector

SelectorSwitch

SelectorKnob

Links To Related Info

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

https://web.archive.org/web/20200816180426if_/http://www.therangerstation.com/tech/the-ford-ranger-4wd-system 2~4WDTransfer Descript
https://www.therangerstation.com/forums/index.php?threads/transfer-case.195610 2~4WDTransfer Case 1998~2011
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 2~4WDTransfer CaseFluid Ford# xt-10-qLVc \ TCF.MerconLV~Blended
https://www.fcsdchemicalsandlubricants.com/additionalinfo/Product%20Data%20Sheet%20MERCON%20LV.pdf 2~4WDTransfer CaseFluid Ford# xt-10-qLVc \ TCF.MerconLV~Blended
https://youtu.be/F7gKtqkuhmU?t=20 2~4WDTransfer CaseFluid, Only Use MerconLV, Don't Use MerconSP\ULV\V Or TypeF\FNR5

https://www.ranger-forums.com/attachments/general-ford-ranger-discussion-15/216332d1616440534-4x4-issues-2001-4wd.pdf 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://www.ranger-forums.com/general-ford-ranger-discussion-15/4x4-issues-164799 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://web.archive.org/web/20200930111920if_/http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/index.php?threads/2001-ford-ranger-4x4-not-working.189541 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://web.archive.org/web/20201130170530if_/http://www.therangerstation.com/tech/troubleshooting-your-automatic-4x4-transfer-case 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://www.therangerstation.com/forums/index.php?threads/4x4-wont-engage-what-else-could-it-be.191170 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://web.archive.org/web/20200828141628if_/http://www.ranger-forums.com/general-technical-electrical-18/4x4-indicator-156168 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor\ConModul\Selector
https://www.ranger-forums.com/4-0l-ohv-sohc-v6-tech-33/transfer-case-control-module-shift-control-motor-replaced-164158 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor\ConModul
https://web.archive.org/web/20180612033421if_/https://www.explorerforum.com/Singleton/web/pages/tcase.html 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/my-2001-ranger-edge-4x4-supercab.472335/page-9 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor
https://youtu.be/Ema1qgAqPfg?t=17 2~4WDTransfer ShiftMotor
https://youtu.be/jqq8qthjp-w?t=62 2~4WDTransfer ConModul
https://youtu.be/mly0enATi0k?t=17 2~4WDTransfer Selector
https://youtu.be/SVCM-L8mAWY?t=87 2~4WDTransfer Selector
https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/947356-4-high-works-fine-4-low-wont-engage.html 2~4WDTransfer NeutralSafetySwitch
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