Having problems with your 1998 Ford Explorer ?

1998 ford explore 4x4 high and 4x4 low lights flash 6times then stop

\015 Drives fine and just started flashing. Will flash 6 times stop go about 500 to 1000 yards then flashes 6 times again.\015 Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 22-01-2018

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Change out the sensors on your tranfer case there are 2ill bet that fixes it
Hi Slilbit, Take the vehicle for a diagnostic scan. The flashing light is indicating a problem with the transmission. Regards John
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