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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 09-15-2015, 06:08 PM Thread Starter
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Reverse 4 wheel drive?

2012 850 Touring will 4 wheel drive work in reverse?
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Yes, while in AWD and Reverse you have to push the yellow "override" button on the left hand control.... this will allow AWD to work in reverse.

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Never knew that. I thought the button was for constant or intermittent reverse because that's what the exhaust sounds like.
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Yes, when in reverse it acts as an "override" for the 'AWD to work in reverse' (Note: AWD switch must be on) and 'eliminates the rev limiter'.... take a gander in the owners manual, just may learn some other fun facts!

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With the XP machines, you do not have to push the yellow over ride button for AWD in reverse. It's just the over ride for the rev limiter while in reverse.

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With the XP machines, you do not have to push the yellow over ride button for AWD in reverse. It's just the over ride for the rev limiter while in reverse.
Lucky ducks!! And I stand corrected.

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