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ESOF has me stumped
I know there's ESOF questions on here all the time but I've read through about every thread the search brings up and havent figured this out:
About 2 months ago the electric actuator went out on my ESOF transfer case so I replaced it with a new one I found on Amazon.
New motor worked fine through several test shifts in my driveway and even once when I got stuck and needed it. Hard to believe right?
Then when I tried to shift out of 4x4 it wouldn't so I unlocked the hubs (still unable to turn the front drive shaft by hand since transfer case was still engaged) and drove on it for about an hour until randomly the 4x4 light in the dash went off and I was able to turn the front driveshaft.
When I got home I turned the key on and cycled through the 4x4 switch in park, neutral, and with foot on and off the brake and was unable to get the electric motor to engage or to hear the relays click.
I have checked the 5 relays under the hood, all of the relays under the dash, and the 2 fuses related to 4x4 in my owners manual to no avail.
I don't think the motor could have gone bad again already but as far as I know that's all thats left. Whats the best way to test power to the electric motor?
Thanks in advance
2003 F250 7.3 XLT
6637, 4" Exhaust, 50 hp tune, Irate Regulated Return, HPx, Bellowed Up-Pipes, Boost Trans and EGT Gauges, 2.5" Level Kit, Sky Jacker Dual Stabilizers, 305/70r16 Fierce Attitude M/T
275,000 miles and ticking