Yes I guess you may be right. I wasnt 100% on how the ESC works. However, like I said, if it does cause issues, I would think we would have heard about it from people who are overriding the factory limitations by other means. As to why Chrysler didn't allow it from the factory, I think its more about preventing the average Joe from locking them when its not necessary and causing damage or premature wear.
A related note is that one feature shown of the Gladiators. The rear locker can be locked in 4 Hi