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Q: How do I use the axle locker system?

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How do I use the axle locker system?

Your vehicle may come equipped with the axle locker system, which is a helpful feature for exceptionally large trucks that do lots of towing. If your vehicle has this feature, then the axle locker switch will be located on the instrument panel. It will feature three options. AXLE UNLOCK, REAR LOCK, and FRONT/REAR LOCK. Move the switch to whichever setting you need.

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