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Agree ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^


What is the safe speed to switch to 4 wheel drive auto?


The users manual does not stipulate any speed restriction for going from 2DW to 4WD Auto, it does indicate that releasing the accelerator while turning the knob to 4WD Auto will help speed up the transition from one to the other.

What is the safe speed to switch to 4 wheel drive high?

The manual does not stipulate any speed restriction for going from 2DW to 4WD High, it does indicate that releasing the accelerator while turning the knob to 4WD High will help speed up the transition from one to the other.

The only restriction for this transition is if your truck has a Manually Shifted Transfer Case, if it is, then the max Speed to perform this transition is 55mph, but I have not seen any manual trucks myself.

My rule of thumb is best to keep it under 55mph for any transfer case transitions to Auto or High, but that's just me

4WD Low is a different ball game. It should be done below 3mph or stationary.
The old manual transfer cases (In the 1997 Dodge Ram Users Manual) said never shift above 55 mph.
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