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post #1 of 9 Old 03-26-2013, 04:04 PM Thread Starter
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hard shifting into 4lo

Bought a 95 grand Cherokee Orvis Edition a couple days ago with 168,000 miles.

When I go to shift the 4all time to 4lo its really hard!? Am I doing it wrong? Or something wrong with my tranny?

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post #2 of 9 Old 03-26-2013, 04:12 PM
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You're supposed to be moving forward slowly when you shift.

That manuver doesn't agree with me so I just shut off the motor when I shift the TC.
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post #3 of 9 Old 03-26-2013, 04:21 PM Thread Starter
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Cool ill have to try it
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post #4 of 9 Old 03-26-2013, 07:02 PM
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i was getting the same thing, thanks for that bit of info!
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post #5 of 9 Old 03-26-2013, 07:36 PM
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While stopped, I shift tranny to N, then firmly slam the TC lever. Don't hesitate or wimp it.

Early models had instructions on driver side visor.

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post #7 of 9 Old 03-26-2013, 08:06 PM
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I've had the best results with crawling about 2 mph, tranz in neutral and a firm shift into 4lo.
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post #8 of 9 Old 03-28-2013, 07:03 AM
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The manual states you should be rolling between 0-3 miles per hour (preferably 1-3 mph) with the transmission in neutral to do the shift. The transfer case might make a little noise when you do it, just don't stop mid shift and keep the handle going.

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post #9 of 9 Old 03-28-2013, 07:05 AM
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Put some balls behind it, like other said be rolling 1-2mph, trans in n, and yank the hell out of it. They get pretty stiff if not used

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