Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum > Stuck 4x4 gear handle

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: Stuck 4x4 gear handle Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
01-07-2008 10:21 PM
Triple88a do you have any upgrades on your rig such as a bodylift or suspension lift?? If you dont know then post few pics of your rig

also does the lever move at all or is it completely frozen in 4 hi?
01-07-2008 07:56 PM
dwdrums801 well if you cant find a close place to look at it and your on the island ill pick you up and drive you to and from the train station to drop off/ pick up the jeep
01-02-2008 09:38 PM
03Leo
Thank you!

Thanks for all the advice! Hope it's not too expensive to fix. I actually live in Manhattan. I'll try looking at the T-case from the outside. Regarding a place to fix it I would have to drive out to it, drop it off and hopefully have some sort of public transp. close by to return to the city. I've done it before in Jersey when I first bought it at the stealership on Rt46 and they had a bus at the door that came right into Port Authority.
Thanks again!
01-02-2008 02:39 PM
1BLKJP Unfortunately it doesn't sound that unreasonable as they would have to drop the pan, remove the case, then break it open to see what they could find. It sucks, but at 100 bucks an hour plus parts that's what it comes out to.

However before you took it somewhere there is a couple things you can check on your own. Your 4wd selector is attached to the TCase by a series of linkages that are affixed to the body. There are a couple of plastic grommets at different points that can crack and fall out leaving the linkages bound up. Pop under there with a flash light on the drivers side and see if you can verify that all of the linkages seem to be attached correctly at both the shifter, TCase and Body.

If that doesn't seem to be the culprit then I compeltely agree with Jerry that 231 cases can be had and installed on ones own for way less than 1500.
01-02-2008 02:47 AM
dwdrums801 where are you on LI? i can tell you a few places...pm if you dont want to say what town you live in
01-01-2008 10:49 PM
Jerry Bransford Crap you can buy a new t-case for that amount. If you're not mechanical enough to pull the skidplate and look for yourself, I'd go to a 4x4 shop and have them check the t-case lever mechanism for binding or perhaps it just slipped out of adjustment.
01-01-2008 10:42 PM
03Leo
Stuck 4x4 gear handle

Hi
The handle that controls my 4x4 gears on my 03 Sport is stuck and doesn't wanna go anywhere. I tried pulling it into 4x4 while moving as well as stopped but nothing. I took it to one place that said that they would need to open the transfer case to see what is wrong and it would cost anywhere from $700 to $1500. Does this sound reasonable? Any recommendations on transfer case/transmission places in the NYC/Long Island/Northern NJ area? Thanks and Happy New Year!

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:33 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC