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2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive User Guide

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2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive User Manual

Here’s the 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive, which combines toughness with fine workmanship. This powerful truck is the perfect example of versatility; it’s great off-road and very comfortable inside. 

2024 GMC SIERRA HEAVY DUTY Specs, Price, Features, Mileage and Review

2024 GMC Drive Systems

Four-Wheel Drive
If equipped, four-wheel drive engages the front axle for extra traction. Read the appropriate section for transfer case operation before using.

Caution
Do not drive on clean, dry pavement in 42024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01, or 42024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02for an extended period.

These conditions may cause:

  • Overheating.
  • Oil leakage.
  • Damage to internal and external components of the front axle.
  • Premature wear on the vehicle’s powertrain.

Driving on clean, dry pavement in 42024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01or 42024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02 may:

  • Cause a vibration to be felt in the steering system.
  • It causes tyres to wear faster.
  • It causes additional driveline noise.

Warning
If equipped with four-wheel drive, the vehicle will be free to roll if the transfer of the case is in N (Neutral), even when the shift lever is in P (Park). You or someone else could be seriously injured. Be sure the transfer case is in a drive gear  22024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01, 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01, or 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02or set the parking brake before placing the transfer case in N (Neutral). See Shifting Into Park (Mechanical Shifter

Caution
Extended high-speed operation in 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02may damage or shorten the life of the drivetrain. An engagement noise and bump are normal when shifting between 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02 and 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 or N (Neutral), with the engine running. Shifting into 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02 will turn Traction Control and StabiliTrak/Electronic Stability Control (ESC) off.

GMC Automatic Transfer Case 

Two-Speed Transfer Case

2024 GMC Sierra Automatic Transfer Case 03 2024 GMC Sierra Automatic Transfer Case 04

Uplevel Shown, Base Level and Denali Similar

If equipped, the transfer case controls are used to shift into and out of four-wheel drive. To shift the transfer case, press the desired button. The graphic in the instrument cluster will flash while a shift is in progress. The graphic displayed will change to indicate the setting requested. When the shift is complete the graphic will stop flashing. The Driver Information Center (DIC) message turns off once the shift is completed. If the transfer case cannot complete a shift request, it will return to the last chosen setting.

The settings are:

N (Neutral): Use only when the vehicle needs to be towed. See Recreational Vehicle Towing or Transporting a Disabled Vehicle.

2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01(Two-Wheel Drive High): Use for driving on most streets and highways. The front axle is not engaged. This setting provides the best fuel economy.

AUTO (Automatic Four-Wheel Drive): Use when road surface conditions vary. When driving in AUTO, the front axle is engaged, and the vehicle’s power is sent to the front and rear wheels automatically based on driving conditions. This setting provides slightly lower fuel economy than 2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01

4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 (Four-Wheel Drive High): Use when extra traction is needed, such as when driving on snowy or icy roads, when off-roading, or when ploughing snow.

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2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02(Four-Wheel Drive Low): Use to engage the front axle and deliver extra torque. Choose 4 n when driving off-road in deep sand, mud, or snow, and while climbing or descending steep hills. While driving in 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02 keep vehicle speed below 72 km/h (45 mph).

Shifting into 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02 will turn Traction Control and StabiliTrak/ESC off.

Shifts between 2

2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01and AUTO
Any of these shifts can be made at normal driving speed.

The 4×4 shift occurs once the button is released. The 4×4 graphic flashes until the shift is completed. A DIC message displays to indicate that the 4×4 transfer case has shifted to the new desired state.

Once the 4×4 shift has been completed, the DIC message disappears, the 4×4 graphic stops flashing, and the current setting is indicated in the DIC.

When a shift to 2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 is completed successfully while in P (Park), the parking brake will engage. To resume driving, shift the transmission to the desired gear and manually release the parking brake or press the accelerator pedal to begin driving.

If equipped, use 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02AUTO, or 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 to provide additional traction when parking on a steep grade or in conditions such as ice, snow, mud, or gravel.

Shifting Into 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02

  1. The ignition must be on and the vehicle must be stopped or moving less than 5 km/h (3 mph) with the transmission in N (Neutral). It is best for the vehicle to be moving 1.6 to 3.2 km/h (1 to 2 mph).
  2. Press 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02 The 4×4 shift occurs once the button is released. The 4×4 graphic flashes until the shift is completed. A DIC message displays to indicate that the 4×4 transfer case has shifted to the new desired state.

Once the 4×4 shift has been completed, the DIC message disappears, and the 4×4 graphic stops flashing and the current setting is indicated in the DIC.

If the vehicle speed is too high when the shift request occurs, a DIC message displays. Reduce vehicle speed.

If the transmission is not in N (Neutral) when a shift request occurs, a DIC message displays. The vehicle will allow 20 seconds for the shift to occur. After this time, a graphic in the instrument cluster will indicate that the transfer case is in 42024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02

Caution
Shifting the transmission into gear before the requested mode indicator light has stopped flashing could damage the transfer case.

If the transmission is not shifted into N (Neutral) or the vehicle has not slowed to 5 km/h (3 mph) within 20 seconds, the transfer case will remain in its original state. This will be indicated in the DIC.

With the vehicle moving less than 5 km/h (3 mph) and the transmission in N (Neutral), attempt the shift again.

Shifting Out of 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02

  1. The vehicle must be stopped or moving less than 5 km/h (3 mph) with the transmission in N (Neutral) and the ignition on. It is best for the vehicle to be moving 1.6 to 3.2 km/h (1 to 2 mph).
  2. Press 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01AUTO, or 22024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01
  3. The 4×4 shift occurs once the button is released. The 4×4 graphic flashes until the shift is completed. A DIC message displays to indicate that the 4×4 transfer case has shifted to the new desired state.

Once the 4×4 shift has been completed, the DIC message disappears, the 4×4 graphic stops flashing, and the current setting is indicated in the DIC.

If the vehicle speed is too high when shift request occurs, a DIC message displays. Reduce vehicle speed.

If the transmission is not in N (Neutral) when shift request occurs, DIC messages will display. The vehicle will allow 20 seconds for this shift to occur. After this time, a graphic in the instrument cluster will indicate that the transfer case is in 4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 02

Caution
Shifting the transmission into gear before the requested mode indicator light has stopped flashing could damage the transfer case.

If the transmission is not shifted into N (Neutral) or the vehicle has not slowed to 5 km/h (3 mph) within 20 seconds, the transfer case will remain in its original state. This will be indicated in the DIC.

With the vehicle moving less than 5 km/h (3 mph), and the transmission in N (Neutral), attempt the shift again.

Shifting Into N (Neutral)

  1. Start the vehicle.
  2. Shift the transmission to N (Neutral).
  3. Shift the transfer case to 2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01
  4. Apply the brake pedal and/or parking brake. See Electric Parking Brake.
  5. Press 2 m five times in 10 seconds until the N (Neutral) graphic starts flashing in the instrument cluster. When the shift is complete, the graphic stops flashing. If the parking brake and/or brake pedal is not applied within 20 seconds, the transfer case will remain in the original state.
  6. If the transmission is not shifted into N (Neutral) or the vehicle has not slowed to 5 km/h (3 mph) within 20 seconds, the transfer case will remain in its original state. This will be indicated in the DIC.

Shifting Out of N (Neutral)

  1. Start the vehicle.
  2. Set the parking brake. See Electric Parking Brake.
  3. Shift the transmission to N (Neutral).
  4. Shift the transfer case to 2. Transfer case shifts out of N (Neutral) can only be made into 2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01When the shift to 22024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 is complete, the graphic in the instrument cluster will stop flashing. If the transfer case cannot complete a shift, the graphic will return to the previously selected setting.

Single Speed Transfer Case

2024 GMC Sierra Single Speed Transfer Case 05

2024 GMC Sierra Single Speed Transfer Case 06

If equipped, the transfer case controls are used to shift into and out of four-wheel drive.

To shift the transfer case, press the desired button. The graphic in the instrument cluster will flash while a shift is in progress. The graphic displayed will change to indicate the setting requested.

When the shift is complete the graphic will stop flashing. The DIC message turns off once the shift is complete. If the transfer case cannot complete a shift request, it will return to the last chosen setting.

The settings are:

2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 (Two-Wheel Drive High) : Use for driving on most streets and highways. The front axle is not engaged. This setting provides the best fuel economy.

4 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 (Four-Wheel Drive High): Use when extra traction is needed, such as when driving on snowy or icy roads, when off-roading, or when ploughing snow.

AUTO (Automatic Four-Wheel Drive)
Use when road surface conditions are variable. When driving in AUTO, the front axle is engaged, and the vehicle’s power is sent to the front and rear wheels automatically based on driving conditions. This setting provides slightly lower fuel economy than 2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01

Shifts between 2 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 014 2024 GMC Sierra Four-Wheel Drive 01 and AUTO
Any of these shifts can be made while driving at the posted speed limit.

The 4×4 shift occurs once the button is released. The 4×4 graphic flashes until the shift is completed. A DIC message displays.

Once the 4×4 shift has been completed, the DIC message disappears, the 4×4 graphic stops flashing, and the current setting is indicated in the DIC.

The 4×4 shift occurs once the button is released. The 4×4 graphic flashes until the shift is completed.

A DIC message displays. Once the 4×4 shift has been completed, the DIC message disappears, the 4×4 graphic stops flashing, and the current setting is indicated in the DIC.

FAQS

What are the key features of the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive?

The 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive has a strong engine, a cutting-edge four-wheel-drive system, a roomy cabin, and the latest technology.

How does the 2024 GMC Sierra handle off-road terrain?

The 2024 GMC Sierra is great at handling different off-road challenges with ease and confidence thanks to its strong four-wheel-drive system and specially-built suspension.

What is the towing capacity of the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive?

There is a maximum towing capacity of [insert towing capacity here] pounds for the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive, which makes it great for pulling trailers, boats, and other heavy things.

What safety features are included in the 2024 GMC Sierra?

The 2024 GMC Sierra has many high tech safety features, such as adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, automatic emergency braking, and more, to make sure you are safe while driving on and off the road.

How does the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive perform in inclement weather conditions?

This 2024 GMC Sierra has great performance and handling even in bad weather like snow, ice, or rain, thanks to its intelligent four-wheel-drive system and traction control technology.

What are the available engine options for the 2024 GMC Sierra?

The 2024 GMC Sierra comes with a variety of powerful engines, such as turbocharged gasoline and diesel engines. This lets drivers find the best mix of speed and gas mileage for their needs.

What technology features are available in the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive?

Modern technology is built into the 2024 GMC Sierra in many ways, such as a touchscreen infotainment system, smartphone integration, WiFi hotspot functionality, and advanced driver aid systems that make driving easier and more connected.

How does the 2024 GMC Sierra compare to its competitors in terms of performance and capabilities?

With its powerful engine options, off-road capabilities, roomy cabin, and high tech features, the 2024 GMC Sierra stands out from its rivals. This makes it a top choice for drivers who want a pickup truck that can do a lot of different things.

What are the available trim levels for the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive?

There are different trim levels of the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive, such as the base model, SLE, SLT, AT4, and Denali. Each has its own set of features, amenities, and styling options to fit different tastes and budgets.

Is the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive suitable for daily commuting as well as off-road adventures?

Yes, the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive is built to perform well on and off the road. This makes it a flexible and useful choice for daily commutes, weekend trips, and rough off-road activities.

What warranty coverage is provided for the 2024 GMC Sierra?

The 2024 GMC Sierra comes with a full warranty plan that includes a limited warranty, a powertrain warranty, and coverage for roadside help. 

Can the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive be equipped with a towing package?

Yes, the 2024 GMC Sierra Four Wheel Drive has an optional towing kit that includes a trailer brake controller, towing mirrors, and a heavy-duty suspension system. These features make the truck more versatile and able to tow.

How does the 2024 GMC Sierra prioritize fuel efficiency without compromising performance?

The 2024 GMC Sierra uses modern engine technology, an aerodynamic design, and lightweight materials to get the best gas mileage without sacrificing power or performance. This means that drivers can save money on gas while still getting great gas mileage.

What interior comfort and convenience features are available in the 2024 GMC Sierra?

The inside of the 2024 GMC Sierra is roomy and comfortable, with choices like heated and ventilated seats, dual zone automatic climate control, a premium sound system, and lots of storage space. This makes sure that everyone inside has a relaxing and enjoyable driving experience.

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