is there ANY wiggle to it at all????
Could it be that it is rusted in place or frozen up from exposure???
Possibly shooting it with KROIL on top of the stick and let it drip down.......seen this work on tractors over the years. You may have to drain and replace lube oil after...... because of contamination......but that may be a given already......
"For Gawd's sake, put a RELAY in there or you could burn the whole damn Jeep to the ground" ...this quote brought to you by people who do not understand the law.....Kirchoff's, Ohm's, or Faraday's.
Violation of KISS shall always ring false in TRUE engineering. - ME___
Had 75CJ5, 89YJ, 93YJ. Have 82CJ7 & 95YJ____Not one burnt yet due to lack of relays.