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Old 12-13-2009, 08:27 AM
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Hey guys, finally got to try out my 4WD the other day in the snow. Was great fun on the side streets and fields I normally run in. A lot different than running in soft dirt and mud! Anyway, I wanted to know something. If for whatever reason I wanted to put my truck's 4WD in the neutral posistion, how would I go about that. It's an '06 SLT with the automatic turn dial. At the 11 o'clock posistion is 2WD, 12 o'clock is 4WD HI and 2 o'clock is 4WD LO. Then at about 7 o'clock it says N but I'm unable to turn the dial past 2WD LO. I've tried having the transmission in neutral and in park but nothing. I didn't know if there was a secret code that I needed or password to get it to turn. I don't think I'll ever need it in neutral, but you never know. Thanks guys.
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Look closely and you should see a tiny button next to the "N". With the transmission in neutral take something like the tip of a pen and depress and hold it until it's in neutral. I don't know which case you have, so double check your owners manual to be sure.
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The neutral is for the transfer case.The Neutral setting is for towing the truck behind an RV on its wheels, it does this by putting the transfer case in neutral so it disengage the input from the transmission, the front and rear axles are not locked so nothing is engaged. It is a good thing if your truck needs to be towed somewhere (like a repair shop) to use it refer to Remerson228 ^^^^
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Hey thanks guys! I do have a little dot next to the "N" so I'll try pressing it in with a pen next time I have a chance. Hopefully I won't need it for any reason, but it's always good to know "just in case".
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