Originally Posted by bowhunter7*
I have read several times that the 2003 Ford F150's have issues with 4WD kicking and I have experienced it recently. If the truck spins and you flip it to 4hi the front should engage and pull you out right? Doesnt yet if you engage prior to needing 4WD you can feel the front tires grabbing. What do you tell the Ford Mechanic?
A fellow '02 F-150 4 X 4 owner told me to STOP rolling FIRST... then switch to 4WD (whether you go to 4hi or 4lo.)
It takes a little to engage, and there is a big "CLUNK" but you'll know it when it engages.
Mine did this since it was new.