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Unread 10-08-2007, 09:07 PM   #1
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procedure from 4hi to 4lo

What is the proper procedure to go from 4Hi to 4Lo on my '95 GC Laredo. I've been told to put her in neutral at a low speed and while coasting pull it in to 4Lo. I've tried it and everytime I give it a grind b4 it goes in. Is it something I'm doing or is this a "jeep" thing?

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Unread 10-08-2007, 09:15 PM   #2
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slow is barely rolling, and i have never had to kick in neutral for four low.. at times i have come to a complete stop
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i would do the rear.
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Unread 10-08-2007, 09:40 PM   #3
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shift tranny to N. while coasting @ 2-3 MPH, FIRMLY shift level into 4LO. try this once or twice a day until the grinding stops. assuming you havent used the switch in a while and it just needs to free up. if you shift into 4Lo on pavement just make sure you dont turn at all, cuz using 4LO on pavement may damage something
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Unread 10-08-2007, 10:33 PM   #4
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what i do is shift into neutral let it roll for a little to free any stress and thenhold the brakes and go to 4lo then shift into 1 or 2
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