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Stuck in four wheel drive

I was 4 wheeling and when I tried to shift out of 4 wheel, it feels like there is nothing grabing, like something came loose in the transfer case?

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  • Thomas Kobs May 11, 2010

    did you try to put it in reverse and let it roll back to disenguage the 4wheel drive system?

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If you are saying that the transfer case is stuck in 4WD, you may have to get under the vehicle, and look at the transfer case, on the front, you should be able to see where the 4WD shift lever hooks to the linkage. If it is disconnected/broken, take a pair of channel locks, or pliers, and pull the shaft you see coming from the transfer case. this will disengage the 4WD. Unfortunately, if you cant pull it. You will have to get someone to put the vehicle in Drive, and creep forward while you pull it. Make sure their window is down so they ear you say stop.

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