is it possible to disconnect front drive mechanism on an AWD to make it rear wheel drive just to save gas?

Asked by Jun 30, 2012 at 05:34 PM about the 2005 Ford Escape Limited 4WD

Question type: Car Customization

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NO, because the escape is a FWD vehicle, and the rear is used part time in slippery conditions.

635

^What he said. Your car is front-wheel drive probably over 99% of the time you drive it unless you drive on dirt, snow, or ice. Brief explanation here: http://www.ehow.com/how-does_5040392_fourwheel-drive-ford-escape-work.html

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What they said is totally true....its a fwd based 4wd. But what was the plan bro........Drift project outta a Ford Escape?? jajajaj

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