Do not use low (LO) position on transfer case to move truck, if
tires are frozen to the ground or brakes are frozen to the drums.
Damage to driveline may result.
Watch the instrument panel closely. If there are any unusual
readings, stop truck and shut off engine. Check immediately.
All snow and ice should be removed from truck as soon as
possible. Snow and ice may slow or stop movement of critical
parts if allowed to pile up.
If transmission fluid temperature is:
Below 20 degrees F (29 degrees C) TRANS CHECK and DO
NOT SHIFT lights will illuminate and transmission will only
operate in Neutral (N).
20 degrees F to +20 degrees F (29 degrees C to 7 degrees C)
TRANS CHECK and DO NOT SHIFT lights will illuminate.
When DO NOT SHIFT light extinguishes, transmission will
operate in Neutral (N), Reverse (R) and First (1) Ranges only.
Above +20 degrees F (7 degrees C) TRANS CHECK light will
extinguish and transmission will operate in all Ranges.
Set TRANSFER CASE shift lever (7) to high (HI) and transmission range
selector (8) to First gear and drive truck three to five miles to warm drive
line components and tires.