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Q: Four-wheel drive stuck in two-wheel drive

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I have a 4-wheel drive truck. The truck is stuck in 2-wheel drive, and only goes in reverse, first, and second gear.

A: Thanks for asking. Your automatic transmiss...

Thanks for asking. Your automatic transmission is showing signs of an internal failure. Have a certified technician scan the vehicle’s computer for fault codes and inspect the transmission to determine what repairs need to be done.

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