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Unread 10-26-2010, 09:54 AM   #1
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Steering feels weird after wheeling

Why does my steering feel like the Jeep is still in 4 wheel drive after a day of wheeling? Now on the road going around turns, the steering wheel pulls back and forth even though it's in 2wd. I only used 4wd while going off road, would put it back in 2wd if I had to make a tight turn....

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Unread 10-26-2010, 12:54 PM   #2
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If you are positive that the T-case is in 2wd, then you probably have a front axle u-joint that needs replacing.
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Yeah I'm positive it's in 2wd. It's weird, it was bad right after the trails and it has slowly been getting better. I'll check those U joints this weekend, maybe that's the problem.

Thanks for the advice!
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Did you air the tires down, one could be out of balance.
Forget to reconnect the front sway bar?
Mud caked inside the front wheel?
I dunno...
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Unread 10-26-2010, 02:40 PM   #5
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Did you air the tires down, one could be out of balance.
Forget to reconnect the front sway bar?
Mud caked inside the front wheel?
I dunno...
No it's much more noticeable than any of those things. It feels like when you drive it in 4wd on the street, the way you're not supposed to. Although it is in 2wd. I'm going with bad U joint as of now, but I'll check it out this weekend.
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