How To Disengage 4 Wheel Drive Chevy Silverado?

If you are stranded in a Chevy Silverado with four-wheel drive, the first step is to disconnect it. To accomplish this, you must stop the car, place the transfer case in neutral, and place the gearbox in park before turning off the engine. Then, you must restart the engine, transfer the transmission into reverse, and move the car 10 to 20 feet in reverse. This step will let the adjusted components to disengage the four-wheel drive.

After disengaging four-wheel drive, change the transfer case to two-wheel drive. Then, place the gearbox in park, turn the engine off, and restart it. Once you are prepared to go, place the transmission in drive and you should be good to go. Check the transfer case knob to confirm that four-wheel drive is not engaged.

In rare instances, the four-wheel drive may not quickly disengage. If so, you may need to repeat the preceding procedures many times. If you are still unable to move your four-wheel drive Chevrolet Silverado, you should contact a professional for assistance.


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