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IlikeTurtles 07-04-2013 07:05 PM

FD1 Question
 
I just got my new Patriot Sport 4X4. To "lock" it in 4X4 you lift the little lever. No transfer case shift from 4lo-4hi etc.. Can you gear down the automatic transmission 1-6 speed while in 4X4 to put it in a lower range than just drive?

aroundincircles 07-04-2013 09:37 PM

you have the gear selector correct? yeah, you can shift down. You're not "gearing down" you're just putting it into first, or second gear ratio.

moored194 07-05-2013 04:24 AM

There is no 4wd "low" on the FD1. Only the FD2 has that option.

NHPATRIOT 07-05-2013 06:10 AM

4WD ON
ESC OFF( press and HOLD the button for like 5-10 seconds until it beeps or flashes - can't remember which it does - if you just press w/o holding it will say off but it is only partly off - you have to press and HOLD for 100% off )
SHIFTER IN "1"

That wiill be as good as it gets in an FD1

IlikeTurtles 07-05-2013 05:19 PM

Got it thanks!

BostonStrong 07-07-2013 07:18 PM

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FD1 is working just fine for me. I'm also happy to report that a dirt bike conked out on a trail I frequent with ease! :)

joeago4 09-11-2013 06:35 PM

My 2011 lattitude 4x4 fd1 handles off road, my PAT can Handle every situation I've seen guys get into on youtube with their patriots and I love the flashlight in the back

Comming soon 2.5" lift bigger tires skid plates tow hooks and roof rack, front bull bar with 2 square lights

dragon672 09-11-2013 07:07 PM

I suppose this works just as well in the Compass correct?

aroundincircles 09-11-2013 11:25 PM

Yes, same engine/transmission, etc.

I got some good off roading videos, check the link in my signature.

dragon672 09-12-2013 05:40 PM

I was worried about just getting the FD1 in my new Compass instead of the FDII. We get some snow around here and the snow removal is lacking sometimes; but I didn't want the CVT.


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