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Won't go out of 4 wheel drive

04 Frontier- When I shift out of 4 wheel drive, it wont go out unless I put it in reverse. It goes out right away then. This has never been an issue in the past. Don't know if it could be a sensor or something. Do you have any suggestions?

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  • thansen Dec 23, 2008

    My 4x4 light in the past has always gone out within a short time after I would shift it out. Now the 4x4 light doesn't seem to go out unless I stop and shift to reverse. The manual does say something about stopping and backing up7-9 feet to release the auto-locking hub which is something I have never done. I think the 4x4 light should still go out within a short amount of time even if auto-locking hub is still engaged. Not sure though.

  • glenn chambers May 11, 2010

    We have a nissan patrol, which in the manual, says you must reverse for 3 metres to disengage the 4x4. this could be the same i will check on the work pc tomorrow 23/12/09 and i will get back to you.

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No unless the auto locking hubs disengage the 4 wheel drive system stays in, our patrol sometimes disengages in forward motion but more often than not we have to reverse. hope this helps

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