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HELP! STUCK IN 4 LO!

HELP! As the title says my truck is stuck in 4 lo. The weird thing is I did not even move the 4wd selector. I parked it outside the gas station and when I went to leave it was in 4 lo. Please help if you may have any input. Thanks in advance.
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get under the truck unhook the connections get a pair of pliers and turn it into 2wd to get home. Check your motor your connections idk what else this is the reason i got rid of that ****. I hate the electric tcase
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make sure your foot is on the break and the truck is in Neutral also.
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get under the truck unhook the connections get a pair of pliers and turn it into 2wd to get home. Check your motor your connections idk what else this is the reason i got rid of that ****. I hate the electric tcase
What do I turn on the T-Case.
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make sure your foot is on the break and the truck is in Neutral also.
When I am trying to switch it on the dash?
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so ur switch still says 2wd, but ur 4 lo light is on? is this correct?
is it driving like its in 4 lo?
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UPDATE: I dont know what I did but now it is in 2wd. Is this a sign that the T-Case is going out?
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so ur switch still says 2wd, but ur 4 lo light is on? is this correct?
is it driving like its in 4 lo?
Exactuly. Switch said 2wd. Dash said 4lo. Drove in 4lo. I didnt even touch the switch.
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Exactuly. Switch said 2wd. Dash said 4lo. Drove in 4lo. I didnt even touch the switch.
thats bizarre... sometimes mine freaks out too.
like i'll be drivin in 4wd, dash says 4wd, and then i'll switch out of 4wd and the light goes off but its still drives like its in 4wd.
then i have to switch back to 4wd and switch out again...
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thats bizarre... sometimes mine freaks out too.
like i'll be drivin in 4wd, dash says 4wd, and then i'll switch out of 4wd and the light goes off but its still drives like its in 4wd.
then i have to switch back to 4wd and switch out again...
thats because your suppose to back up and my manual tcase acts like its in 4wd till i stop then start again or push in the clutch
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I love my new manual t-case. even though i had no issues with the electric one.
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I love my new manual t-case. even though i had no issues with the electric one.
If you don't mind, How much did you pay for your manual t-case?
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From my understanding manual Tcases are the same as the electric its just the manual one has everything bolted to the side with levers and such.
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yea but the main things is that their not electric!!
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yea but the main things is that their not electric!!
x2. The biggest problem is getting water/dirt/wheeling goo into the electrical connectors of the motor-shifted cases, which puts the shift motor on the fritz. With a manual case, you don't have to worry about that. Just pull the lever and go!
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