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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-04-2001, 02:13 AM
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ok im a dork but i have 2 simple questions

1) what is the correct way to shift an 85 S-10 into 4wd? rolling or stopped and back out of 4wd? do i have to drive backwards?

2) on my instrument panel in the center theres a black area with a couple of lights. thes one that looks like \. what is that? is that the choke light?




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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-04-2001, 02:32 AM
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<font face="Comic Sans MS">The proper way to shift into 4wd on these S trucks is either stopped or rolling (in my experience) if you're going from 2wd to 4wd high range. On any transfer case you must stop when shifting to 4 low. pull the lever in a firm quick motion. To get the truck out of 4wd (assuming your vacuum switch is properly working) just put the lever back into 2wd.

The |\| light is the choke light.</font>

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 03-04-2001, 04:22 PM
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thanks man

i read your article on land use - im amazed that youre only 20 and so up and land issues like you are - congratulations

im 32 and no little about the environment but i was enlightened by your article

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-04-2001, 05:39 PM
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I have an 87 2.8L TBI 4X4 Jimmy and the transfer case taht comes with these trucks is shift ont he fly. i pul it or push the lever into or out of 4WD all the time as long as im not going over around 50kmph. Try it! (if you dare) Mine works fine!

post #5 of (permalink) Old 03-05-2001, 10:24 AM
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Shifted in at about 60mph and no problem. That was on my 84' s-10, I have done it at around 50 in my newer one(94')no problem.

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