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87 GL Wagon Stuck in 4WD


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#1 ekimyerac

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 10:38 PM

They are working on my road and I put it in 4WD to get in the drive way, now it won't go into 2WD. Goes in to 4WD LO and HIGH. Any ideas.

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#2 Svengouli7

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 10:55 PM

Try driving in reverse a few feet

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 10:59 PM

Jack up the rear wheel and let it unwind, or find some gravel nearby and shift it there. It's just torque-bound.

#4 BobBrumby

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 11:21 PM

maybe the nutt has loosened off the 4wd selector that holds it onto the shifter, you will just have to remove the centre dash thing imbertweem the seats to check. i had this happen to me and i thought my handbrake was going on arorund corners :rolleyes:

oh but then it would be stuck in 4 hi, oh well have a look anyway

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Posted 30 August 2004 - 11:42 PM

I have done this to my hatch, rev it up drop clutch spin wheels = relieves tension on the transaxle, do this while pushing down on shifter, dirt or gravel is best

#6 nkx

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 03:08 AM

think of the upside! FT4WD for free!

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 08:58 AM

If there isn't any gravel nearby, drive up onto the neighbor's fine-trimmed lawn and chirp them off while pushing down on the selector lever.:lol:

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 09:13 AM

the way I did it was set park brake, shift into reverse, and push down on shifter

nothing else worked

#9 ekimyerac

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 09:47 AM

I put the Sub into reverse this morning for about 50 feet and it went into 2WD along the way. Thanks for all the help.

Michael Carey, KD7GHZ

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 10:03 AM

thats the easy way out, I like to tear things grass dirt rocks cats what ever acts as lube for the rubber

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Posted 31 August 2004 - 10:03 AM

Glad it worked out for you.




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