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Old 10-23-2007, 10:17 PM
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Default 4X4 Low - How to engage

Is there a way to get the t-case (manual) in 4x4 low without grinding the gears? Needed to use it today and thought I was striping the gears out. What method do you use?

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Old 10-23-2007, 10:22 PM
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Put your truck in neutral and put the transfer case in neutral, turn the truck off and shift into 4 low, then start it back up and drive
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:23 PM
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yeah thats how you do it but its extremely gay ***
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:25 PM
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I haven't used it yet, is that really whatI am gonna have to do? Used 4hi, but no 4lo yet... that is really dumb
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:30 PM
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push with foot...



no really, tranny in neutral, then go to 4lo... I havent had any issues with my transfer case from the grinding on any truck I've had...
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:32 PM
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Yikes, I personally would feel safer shuttin her down and shifting.
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:34 PM
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I broke out the manual and it mentions it will grind and that is normal. I guess I will put ear plugs in and jam it in.
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:36 PM
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What Steve said, and make sure to go from 2hi to 4low on one motion, do not stop or pause in neutral.
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:38 PM
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I will have to give that a try, is it just that it is really stiff, not mechanical binding?
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Old 10-23-2007, 10:39 PM
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Yikes, I personally would feel safer shuttin her down and shifting.
eh... slam it. lol

ok, all joking aside, I dont slam it in, but a good push takes care of it.
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