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  1. JK General Discussion
    2015 Jeep Wrangler JKU. Shifted into 4hi the other day and the 4WD dash light didn't come on. 4 wheel drive is definitely working. Tested today in a muddy field and the light came on after switch from 4lo to 4hi, but then turned off again. Light acts like it has loose connection. I...
  2. JL Technical Discussion
    Hi all, My JLUR is my first off-road 4x4 and I am new to 4WD. I have been wheeling a couple of times already, and my way of shifting from 2H to 4H is taking my foot off of the brake and pulling the shifter down to 4H. I thought on the manual, you can shift it while parked or rolling, so I think...
  3. JK Technical Discussion
    I have a manual 2012 Sport Unlimited and got stuck in the mud today. It has a 3.5 lift and 35’s. The person who helped me get out burned my clutch to the point where there was an intense amount of smoke coming from the bottom. After he couldn’t get me out through that he just pulled me out. Now...
  4. YJ Technical Discussion
    I know it’s pretty unpopular to stick with the CAD system that comes with the YJs but I really want to keep mine ask stock as I can. I recently replaced the 4WD actuator in my ‘95 and got the 4WD working again but have noticed it takes a while to engage and the light to turn on. It takes...
  5. YJ Technical Discussion
    4WD dummy light on the dash hasn't worked since I bought the Jeep. 4WD works great, but I'm a dummy, so I would like to have the light. I've done a fair bit of reading on the stock 4WD set up and believe I have followed my wiring to the end of the line (literally). If I follow the wires plugged...
  6. JK General Discussion
    just thinking outloud not a seasoned mechanic just a philosophy major with a JKrubi so what i suggest herein may be slightly(slightly) inaccurate just throwing some FFT out there for anyone bored enough to entertain it... Hypothesis: 1) TOB's are overused, causing frequent TOB failure on...
  7. JK Technical Discussion
    Hey peeps hope you can help. 2012 JKU, manual transmission, lifted 2.5, When I shift into 4wd I get this consistent knocking sound seemingly coming from the front somewhere. But it only happens when in gear. When I push the clutch in the sound goes away. The 4wd still works and pulls hard it...
  8. JL Technical Discussion
    My new 2018 Sport Unlimited JL manual transmission , which is 3 months old, has never been able to shift to 4H from 2h. Basically there is a lot of resistance to the shift to the point I was afraid to break it. It has been at the dealer for more than a week. The dealer confirms it is not working...
  9. Classifieds Archive- move sold/expired ads here
    A good friend of mine passed away a couple weeks back. His wife called me over the weekend and is asking for help selling their 1996 Jeep Cherokee. I don't have a whole lot of information, but if you post up your questions, I will definitely try and find out the answers. I am NOT one to...
  10. JK General Discussion
    So I was having fun in the snow the other day and ended up putting Jeep in a ditch. It wasn't to bad but I still had to get pulled out as it got stuck. I had to put her in 4WL to get it out and now my traction control light will not go off and I can't use my cruise control. It is a 2016 Jeep...
  11. Wisconsin Jeep Forum
    There are two major events happening today. First at 3:30pm, some of the Wisconsin 4WD groups will be meeting to discuss the formation of a statewide 4wd council that will represent all of us politically. More info on that here -...
  12. JK General Discussion
    I accidentally tried to shift into 4wd low while in reverse instead of neutral. I though I was in neutral, but it was really in reverse. I tried to shift it multiple times before I realized it was in reverse. Do you think I did any major damage?
  13. General Jeep Discussion
    Hello all, My Jeep is my first 4WD vehicle. As such, I'm not entirely sure how to make the best use of the 4WD with winter coming. Here's what I'm hoping to get some help with: When is it appropriate to use each "gear" of the 4WD? 2H, 4H, N, 4L. Some tell me to run the 4WD occasionally...
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  14. JK Technical Discussion
    Has anyone ran into the issue of the transfer case cable kinking near the shift lever? I bought a used 2013 JK and noticed that it would not shift out of 2wd. I removed the center console to reveal that the cable was kinked. When the lever is moved back and forth, the cable just folds like an...
  15. JK General Discussion
    First off, I'd like to say I'm hugely relieved that this forum exists, because I've got a lot to learn. Thanks in advance for all of your patience with the stream of questions that will surely be coming your way. History: '78 Ford Mustang was my first car. Then a 1970 Nova. For almost one...
  16. CJ General Discussion
    Ok, so I've owned a 88YJ that I loved, have a 01TJ as a daily driver, and have really always wanted a CJ, including when I got my YJ, but everything I looked at was in rough safe and needed more work than I had knowledge for at the time. I don't think I can do a 5, because I'm afraid I'll easily...
  17. JK General Discussion
    Hi, I have a jku sahara 14 manual transmission that i drive a lot but rarely use 4wd. When ever i do use 4wd, which is rarely, it is very rough/jerky when i first give it gas. Is that usual? It will lurk forward or like feel very different? Is this a problem or is this usual?
  18. JK General Discussion
    Hi, I live in wisconsin and although we get a ton of snow, i barely ever use my 4wd. I have manual transmission by the way and a sahara. I have used 4wd like 5 times and yes even getting the knob into 4wd is a challenge but that isn't my question. My question is that when ever i give it gas...
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