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Can a 2008 4wd (4 x 4) GMC Envoy be flat towed? If so, what is the procedure? Will it register miles on the odometer?

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Any 4x4 should be trailered, as dammage to the trans or transfer can result, if you have to tow i recommend you remove the drive shafts

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