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Old 05-04-2011, 03:12 PM   #1
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4x4 issues

Tried out my 4x4 in a soft spot of mud, got my rears spinning (attempted it in 2 wheel first), after engaging the 4x4 high, i heard a grinding noise from the front end, put it in 4low and crept out, i dont think the front wheels are doing anything for me! Any ideas where to start?

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Old 05-04-2011, 03:15 PM   #2
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Try finding a patch of gravel or dirt and turning a tight circle in and out of four wheel drive. If you notice a distinct difference, you are getting 4 wheel drive. Should hop and scratch in four wheel, but not in 2 wheel.

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Old 05-04-2011, 03:43 PM   #3
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the cad might be messing up. they aint worth a crap. search vacum disconnect bypass.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:26 PM   #4
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thanks wansfel

tried the turning in gravel trick as suggested above and found i have no four wheel drive so the chase is on
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:31 PM   #5
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Probably the vacuum engage motor on the front axle. Look in the stickies for common yj provlems and fixes
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