I guess you noticed my excitement in my robotic post lolSee:
@JAY - maybe we need a sticky for this topic? It comes up very often. The TL;DR of these threads is “it’s normal, and gets easier with use.”
Did you ever discover what this was?So my wife said the same thing about shifting into 4H the first time and that it banged and popped back out. She had a difficult time getting it back into 4H. Since then she has been using it in the snow without issue to my knowledge.
However, last night I changed the oil and saw what looked like some kind of oil, yellow, slippery (maybe mixed with water) around the transfer case linkage. Looks like the driveshaft had spun and sprayed it.