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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-08-2017, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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so one day i was out trail riding in about 10 inches of snow, was doing fine, handling like it was its job, but on a hill i sunk in and got stuck, i was in 4 wheel and with wheels spinning at a a high rate it started to shake really violently, is that normal? and i got out of it, if ya were wondering


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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-09-2017, 12:31 PM
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My guess would be traction control or BLD, so yeah it could be "normal"

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Could also be packed snow getting stuck inside the wheels, that'll make it shake pretty bad. I just use an ice scraper and push the snow out when it shakes at highway speeds. Your case being stuck, it might not be that, but it might be.

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You realize, of course, that spinning your wheels will not get you unstuck . . . However, it could snap an axle if the tire suddenly finds traction.

And yes, after getting into deep snow and then moving up to highway speeds it is not unusual for the wheels to have clumps of snow that will make a vehicle feel like the wheels are out of balance. I've had it so bad I thought something was wrong with the vehicle, like a loose wheel, but no, just snow in places it doesn't normally get to. Find a warm place to park where it will melt, or get under there and clean it all out.
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