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1998 vitara 4wd lever jamed

Selecting 4wd

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Jammed to what (2H, 4H, 4L or neutral)??? just a hint?
driving on what.?
this is not a AWD car, that began in 2004 , sorry.
you are driving the wrong car.
are you on snow,ice or dirt?
if not you will do this, READ the operators guide first

read the warnings on wind UP. suzuki has a funny TSB on that.
35 years of part time 4wd,
the lever will jam if you run 4wd on dry pavement,
for sure.
this car has no center differential nor a viscous coupling to get
you out of windup.
this is 1998 hardware.
so drive to dirt, and shift out of 4wd, to 2h and read the operators guide or this. (first parts)

http://www.fixkick.com/part-time-test.html


Posted on Dec 14, 2014

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