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Old 02-08-2013, 08:22 AM   #1
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4WD, front locker, rear locker dash lights not working

I have an 2003 Rubicon. The 4wd light does not work, but the 4wd does engage. Front and rear axle light does not work, How do i check to see they are working?

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Old 02-08-2013, 08:45 AM   #2
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Lock the rears on dry pavement, turn hard, left or right, if the rear tires chirp or squeal, they are locked,, engage the front locker, if it becomes really hard to steer, and they chirp and carry on, then they too are locked. You'll feel the binding.. . Be sure to engage the front while going straight, they will not lock until both front tires are spinning at the same rate.. Once you become familiar with the feel of your lockers when on the trail, you will not miss the lights..

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Old 02-08-2013, 09:34 AM   #3
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Ok, I looked and it seems like the wires were cut just above the rubber casing on the front and rear axels. How can i rewire them?
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Ok, I looked and it seems like the wires were cut just above the rubber casing on the front and rear axels. How can i rewire them?
Interesting, would this cause the lockers to not engage? Have you tried the above method of determining if your lockers are indeed engaging?
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Interesting, would this cause the lockers to not engage? Have you tried the above method of determining if your lockers are indeed engaging?

Yes i have, i will double check later.
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I have a feeling that the locker (i think that is what it is called) is not inside the axle. The guy that sold it to the dealer probably took them out. FML Hope that is not the case.
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Another way to check would be to get the jeep up on jackstands, 1st low, engage lockers, and have a friend check for spinning wheels.. If said friend can stop any of them, then no locker engagement ..

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