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I just bought a 2006 qc 1500 4x4 and had a question.
I've owned a cple 4x4 trucks before but they were new so I never tested 4wd on dry pavement.
I noticed if u put it in 4high that I definitely feel the drag of the 4x4 which is no problem but when I go in reverse and turn to the right, the truck takes a second before it moves and I need to give it quite a bit of gas. Also if I'm driving atleast 30mph, it just seems like a lot of stress on the truck.(I've driven with 4wd on while on highway with other trucks, idk if I'd do it with this) I'm guessing this is not typical but I've never tried 4wd on dry pavement. Any help would be appreciated. The truck came with a 1 year 12,000 mile warranty but before I bring it in, I figured I'd ask here.
once again, this is on dry pavement but I don't think any of this is normal.
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Old 02-21-2013, 12:07 AM
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also while backing up and turning while in 4x4, kinda makes a noise and almost feels like I have a locker in the front end. (like when a drag car is turning and chirps the inner tire)
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wrong section??? 46 views and no response.
is this section mods only?
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Why are you trying 4x4 on dry pavement? I would just stick to using it where it is supposed to be used and if it works fine there, then don't worry about it. I'm not an expert on 4x4 but I've read over and over do NOT try it on dry pavement.
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I tried it while test driving it to verify it works. I've never driven 4x4 on dry pavement before but did not think what was happening was normal. Should be able to try it tomorrow since its suppose to finally snow a good amount.
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Ya try it then and see if anything strange is happening then report back
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