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Old 05-09-2013, 03:12 AM
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So, I got done with work about two hours ago. Went to start truck and nothing. Not even a click. I called Roadside to send out a truck to jump me. Nothing. They then sent out a flatbed to tow it. He couldn't disconnect the pin to let the wheels roll. He said he didn't want to drag a truck with 500 miles on it. Understandable. Now I am waiting for a tow truck with dollies to put under the wheels to show up. An hour and a half and counting. FML.
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I am sorry to hear that. That has to suck, big time. Please post what they find.
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hope its just something stupid like a loose wire somewhere......

please let us know what they come up with
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Three hours later the truck is still at my work. The tow company kept telling Roadside they were only 5-10 minutes out THREE SEPARATE TIMES over an hour and a half period. Just got off the phone with Roadside. They will send out a new company and they said the tow company will call and leave a message when the truck is dropped at dealer. This is turning out to be a f*$@ing Greek tragedy.
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I guess you have no way to put the transfer case in neutral.
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I guess you have no way to put the transfer case in neutral.
There is a 'Neutral' button underneath the four wheel drive selector wheel. I remember the salesman, in his presentation of how the vehicle works, saying that button is for when you ever need to get towed. But since all the electronics in the vehicle are not working it is useless.
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I just got off the phone with Roadside. The truck is finally on the way to the dealer and just shy of four hours. I really don't think there will be good news in the AM from them.
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Same thing happened to me,when I inserted the key nothing would light up and no clicking or anything.Roadside assistance told me I might have left something on,and they will try a boost.Whent back to boost it myself and just happened to try the spare key and it started.Took the truck to the dealer and they found the key had gone bad and ordered me a new key,so far everything is working fine.
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So, I got done with work about two hours ago. Went to start truck and nothing. Not even a click. I called Roadside to send out a truck to jump me. Nothing. They then sent out a flatbed to tow it. He couldn't disconnect the pin to let the wheels roll. He said he didn't want to drag a truck with 500 miles on it. Understandable. Now I am waiting for a tow truck with dollies to put under the wheels to show up. An hour and a half and counting. FML.
Did you read the manual? LOL.

Shift lever override (User Guide)
Page 152 & 153 Manual park release for towing. Tells how to get the transmission out of park with a dead battery so you can tow.

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Kind of sucks, and waiting 4 hours, but then again, you could read the owners manual during those 4 hours and figured out how to unlock it for towing. Still sucks, but hey, maybe that's what you get for being on the Dark side , Just a bit of humor to lighten the crappy situation.
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