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Unread 08-13-2013, 08:15 AM   #1
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4LO 1st gear. Now stalling?

Since my Motorcraft upgrade, everything's been running great - until this weekend.

Went wheeling and due to the inclines, I put the automatic transmission in L while in 4LO. Shortly after the Wrangler started stalling out, even in park or neutral. It was struggle to keep her running for the rest of the day. This makes absolutely no sense to me.

I know I have a power steering pump that's going out, but I don't think it's related. I keep the fluid level good on the power steering pump reservoir.

Thoughts?

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Unread 08-13-2013, 02:30 PM   #2
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Problem found. The 4LO and L gear coinciding with the stalling were simply coincidence. All the off roading I've been doing lately has readjusted the carb for me ---- and not in a good way. Readjusted the carb. All good to go.

Now I'll know that when she starts stumbling and fumbling out on the trail to check my mixture adjustment screws.
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