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Old 08-16-2012, 08:18 AM   #1
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Front Axle TrueTrac Question

For those of you who have had TrueTracs in the front:
I just had TrueTracs installed front and rear on my 04 LJ with 4.56 gears (D30).
I now have a slight pull to the left, and a fairly aggressive centering affect when I come out of a turn. More effort is required to turn the wheel when driving as well. I have tried it in 2wd and 4hi on pavement and there is no difference in steering between the two.
Is this normal? Everything I read said it was "virtually unnoticeable"

Wondering if I got a bad unit / or install. (although I am not sure how the install could cause this)

Any input is greatly appreciated!

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Old 08-16-2012, 08:38 AM   #2
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Everything I have read ur right it should be not noticable in 2wd but who know every jeep is different if it was a professional install i would take it back and let them drive it explain what it is doing ect... The rear being that it is the power axle in 2wd it will remain locked most of the time unless ur off the gas... Hope this helps a little and good luck....

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Old 08-16-2012, 08:41 AM   #3
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You saying that it is no different for. 2wd to 4wd tells me something is not disingauging when it is suppost in the front axle, it is suppost to free spin in 2wd. I would that it back to the shop that did the work if possible...
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Agree that it sounds like something not unlocking in your front end or T-case.
Try simple first.
Check fluid levels
Engage 4H to 2H several times. Maybe try turning on pavement in 2H.... see if it's not stuck in 4wd?

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Old 08-16-2012, 09:10 AM   #5
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Agree that it sounds like something not ublocking in your front end.
Try simple first.
Check fluid level
Engage 4H to 2H several times. Maybe try turning on pavement in 2H.... see if it's not stuck in 4wd?

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He is right now that i think about it not to often but every once and a while mine will act like it is still in 4wd when I have it in 2wd after I go wheeling but I just put it in reverse and back up 10-15ft and put back in drive and it goes into 2wd no problem....
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:53 AM   #6
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Well, having driven on it for another day I am getting used to it.
I had a friend with quite a lot of mechanical experience drive it and he didn't seem to think or feel anything off. I think I was noticing it more compared to the old feel.

I talked to the installer and Eaton's tech line and they both said the same thing - give it a little time. I guess I will put some more miles on it and see how it goes.
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my guess is if your not hearing your tires squeaking, then it's not a big deal. or at least that's how i would react

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