Is it harmful to run in "Auto 4WD" all the time?

Asked by Dec 16, 2014 at 07:56 PM about the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country Crew Cab 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My front axle starting making noise while in Auto 4WD. When I switched it to 2WD the
noise stopped. Any ideas?

1 Answer

18,225

If it's making a noise then yes it's harmful. Something is broken, you are supposed to be able to drive like that all the time.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2006 Chevy silverado 4wd crew cab transmission? 2 answers

    My truck switched itself into Auto 4wd and when I push the 2wd button it acts like it is neutral. Drives in auto 4wd and 4 hi and Low but nothing in 2wd mode. What could this be? and how do I fix it?

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LS2 Crew Cab 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Truck starts and runs for a second or two then dies 2 answers

    I replaced fuel pump about a year ago with no problems until now I just installed a new fuel filter nothing changed still starts and dies I started having some weird electrical issues in the last wee...

    1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 3 Dr LS 4WD Extended Cab SB

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Fuel Pump/Filter on 2000 GMC Silverado Extended Cab 11 answers

    My fuel pump went bad and was replaced with no problem. I had asked the mechanic to replace the fuel filter, but he said they were afraid of breaking the line. So, a week later, I had a shop repla...

    2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Ext Cab Long Bed 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • running lean 5 answers

    Lately my truck has been showing service engin soon light, I hokked up a code reader and it says it is running lean on bank 1, so, I did a real time data check while driving it and noticed the O2 sens...

    2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Extended Cab SB 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 4x4 help 22 answers

    I recently bought a 4x4 Silverado 1500 2015 Rally 2 Edition and it's my first truck with 4x4. I'm used to the AWD Subaru STI and have left the 4wd selector in Auto because the salesman never told me a...

    2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Double Cab 4WD

    -

    General

Search Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Questions

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Experts

#1 John Carson
John Carson
Reputation 2,200
#2 Rowefast
Rowefast
Reputation 1,840
#3 Silverado_owner_2006
Silverado_owner_2006
Reputation 1,630
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used GMC Sierra 1500
808 Great Deals out of 67,884 listings starting at $2,484
Used Ford F-150
2,179 Great Deals out of 206,277 listings starting at $1,499
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
311 Great Deals out of 27,592 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Tundra
456 Great Deals out of 34,064 listings starting at $3,200
Used Toyota Tacoma
527 Great Deals out of 40,493 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
564 Great Deals out of 28,965 listings starting at $1,699
Used Ram 1500
929 Great Deals out of 113,703 listings starting at $6,386
Used Chevrolet Colorado
217 Great Deals out of 24,186 listings starting at $2,495
Used Chevrolet Camaro
218 Great Deals out of 30,799 listings starting at $1,217
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
334 Great Deals out of 46,759 listings starting at $1,895
Used Ford Mustang
458 Great Deals out of 45,641 listings starting at $1,999
Used Dodge Charger
400 Great Deals out of 28,096 listings starting at $1,988

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 3,494 listings starting at $43,369
2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 214 listings starting at $38,995
2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 382 listings starting at $32,990
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 High Country Crew Cab 4WD For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 477 listings starting at $29,481

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.