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Old 06 Sep 2007, 12:44 pm
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Default 2005 Honda Element 4WD Questions?

Can you turn OFF the 4wd and put into 2WD?
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Old 06 Sep 2007, 12:46 pm
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No, it is AWD. there is no way to disconnect the front drive from the rear. It doesn't have a true transfercase where front and rear drives are engaged. It is simple a center differential which splits the torque to front and back. This is bad for mileage, it also doens't have a center diff lock, so it will not get as good of traction as a true 4x4. It works great for wet or icy roads though.
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Old 06 Sep 2007, 12:48 pm
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yes of coarse by using your gear , you can also make it 4WD all time.
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Old 06 Sep 2007, 12:54 pm
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The Element is AWD, not 4WD, so it's on all of the time.
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Old 06 Sep 2007, 01:00 pm
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Old 06 Sep 2007, 01:06 pm
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I believe that you can switch it from awd to 2wd like they used on the old civic 4wd. there is a switch on the transmission to disengage the rear wheels in case the car needs to be towed. CHeck under your hood for a sticker that tells you how to do it.
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