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I have a John Deere 6 x 4 gator year unknown won’t come out of four-wheel-drive very hard to steer just wants to push the front end is there a fuse that I should look at or any other kind of knowledge from anybody… Thanks in advance
 

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I have a John Deere 6 x 4 gator year unknown won’t come out of four-wheel-drive very hard to steer just wants to push the front end is there a fuse that I should look at or any other kind of knowledge from anybody… Thanks in advance
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Feel free to post often, photos are always appreciated !

The 6x4, does not have front wheel assist or - 4wheel drive. Suggest you read below and look a Operators Manual for your 6x4.

By nature, the drive wheels will push you through the corners, suggest you add weight to the front of the Gator and use the Search Community function as described below.

As a FYI, when sourcing parts Deere does not reference the DOM or Date of Manufacture, they use the PIN or Product Identification Number.

Depending on the model, the PIN can be found on a placard in front of right rear tire on the frame OR stamped on the frame under the passenger seat and sometimes on a label near the rear hitch.

If you are curious as to the DOM of your Gator, look under John Deere Gator Forums, click on the first discussion area What Year Is My Gator then click on Model Year Lookup Table If your PIN is not there see your dealership.

There are several online Deere part warehouses such as Green Farm Parts (use code GTT for discount) or Green Parts Store (use code TTWT for free shipping). These online companies can often provide better pricing than local dealerships.

Additionally, please check out @SuperATV for aftermarket accessories for your Gator:

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I have a John Deere 6 x 4 gator year unknown won’t come out of four-wheel-drive very hard to steer just wants to push the front end is there a fuse that I should look at or any other kind of knowledge from anybody… Thanks in advance
To be clear, you do have the rear four wheels driving, hence the understeer. One of my two 6x4's has a tendency to 'stick' in 4 wheel drive. By reversing it I can get it to come out. I am sorry that I don't know haw to fix that but I assume there may be a linkage adjustment. Mine is not bad enough for me to have looked yet.
 

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I have the 2001 Diesel 6x4, I am very well aware of what you are talking about...

Mine has a little shift lever that when you push it down to the floor the "Positraction" light comes on on the dash and it is suddenly very hard to steer it anywhere but very slightly to the left and right, then once you pull the lever back up the light turns off and about three feet later you can freely steer again, mine has always worked this way and I only use the positraction mode when I am going straight up a bad road on a hill or through bad mud and I am not expecting to turn for a while.

If you look in the parts manual there is a multi-section diagram of how the transmission is put together, inside the transmission there is a typical spider-gear slip-differential gear set up (that any rear-wheel drive car or truck would have), and a shifter fork that locks the entire gear housing to the output gear and in doing so locks both axles together...

One of two things is happening... either there is something wrong with your lever linkage between the shifter handle and the transmission, or the transmission is not internally releasing and will need to be taken apart to figure out why, I would start with checking out your shifter linkage.
 
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