Q: Having trouble with 4wd

asked by on January 13, 2018

replaced the transfer case last year..4wd was working great..few days ago 4wd would not come in..Orange blinking light stays on.

My car has 145000 miles.
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

It is possible that there could be a warranty related issue with your transfer case considering it was replaced very recently. I might recommend that you take the vehicle to the place that we replaced the transfer case and ask them to check it over. You may be able to get any repairs done under warranty considering that it was replaced so recently.

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