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Awd disabled -service required

This error message has been on and off for the past two weeks. should i wait to have it looked at after I have my winter tires taken off and summer tires put back one?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: changing to winter tires

Sounds like you just need to reset the tire pressure system. It won't hurt to drive. Check your owner's manual on how to reset, or ask your dealer.

Posted on Nov 19, 2008

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SOURCE: tires and rims

Check inside the driver door post for the factory tire size for your truck. It's recommended that your tire size not vary more than 3% of original, due to handling characteristics, and car/truck performance. Keep in mind that putting huge tires on can throw off your speedometer reading, so big tires having fewer revolutions will show a lower speed than you are actually traveling-so watch out for radar traps! Our computer controlled engines are fed info constantly to adjust fuel/air ratio, rpms, etc, and vastly different tire sizes can affect those adjustments and calculations. So, yes, I agree, bigger tires would look much better, but don't go too big. For a formula to estimate tire size and lots of info and advice, go to tirerack website.

Posted on Apr 17, 2009

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SOURCE: On a 09 Subaru Forester front flat tire do i need

it is usually the best way if you plan on driving on it for a while but if you are just going to repair shop to get new tire don't have to but yes disconnect awd.

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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SOURCE: can i put 14" rims and tires on my car?

yes but they may rub on tight turns

Posted on Dec 14, 2009

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SOURCE: My warning light AWD Disabled came on. It will not

Yup, it is a solenoid in the rear end that goes bad. Very common problem on these.

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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