I have a 1996 Grand Cherokee Lerado and when I turn my wheels sharp to the left in four wheel drive the wheel wobble like they are caught on something and it becomes hard to turn and I don't know what's wrong can someone please help out let me know what could be wrong with it. Thank You.
My '98 ZJ behaved the same even if I was in 4WD FT. Recently I had to replace the U-joint on the driver-side front axle shaft (bearings were toast and there was a lot of play), but since there was a good amount of corrosion and such on the shaft itself, I just replaced it with a new CV shaft. Since replacing that joint, I don't see that behavior anymore doing tight turns in 4WD (unless I'm in PT on dry pavement as others have stated).
Yea, 4WD Part Time the wheels all turn at different speeds, so when you turn the wheels they start to freak out. This could blow your transfer case. You should only be using that on trails only, NEVER dry pavement. You can, however run 4WD Full Time on dry pavement, I do it all the time in the winter or in heavy rain.
If it is still doing it in full time make sure you are putting the jeep into neutral first before putting it into full or part time. If you aren't that could be causing your problem. Otherwise check your joints, they could be bad.
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