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why does 4x4 feel like a locking diff?

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Yesterday on pavement , with it raining cats and dogs out I put it in 4x4 when leaving a parking lot, when reversing out of a parking spot turning the wheel the truck pretty much stops and doesnt want to go, its as if I had front and rear locking diffs as if the tires were stuck spinning the same speed.

Can someone explain this for me? I mean just because I put it in 4x4 shouldn't mean I lose limited slip, right?
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4X4 is only for use on surfaces where the wheels can slip - snow, dirt, gravel and so on. Wet pavement doesn't count. 4X4 locks the front and back wheels together, making turns on pavement difficult if not impossible.
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