Possibly. It depends on what is wrong with it and how the AWD is setup in the vehicle. About the only way this could work is if a rear drive line had gone out (like u-joints) and it was removed. The rear differential would free spin and the front wheels would provide the drive power. Overall, as compared to the rest of the system, the driveline is a ...
You may need someone with access to the Subaru Select equipment to get this resolved.
The service manual states for the ATF light blinking 8 times in 2 seconds.
Step 4 - CHECK TCM.
Read the data of «ATF Temperature Lamp» using the
Subaru Select Monitor.
Is “ON” displayed?
If yes, Go to step 5, else Perform the self diagnosis of combination ...
This depends on the system.
One with a centre differential can drive the front, or rear, only but must have the centre differential locked otherwise it will just spin...
Vehicles that did not have a centre dif only need to be locked into 4wd and driven.
Done both of the above as have broken rear halfshafts and got home doing exactly as described.