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Unread 12-09-2008, 08:57 AM   #1
sideline4
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Won't shift out of 4 wheel drive!

We have a 1999 Gran Cherokee 6 cyl. Wife will shift to 4 high whenever the roads are snowy or icy. The problem is that it will not return to 2 wheel drive when roads are dry. The only way we know it is still engaged is when I make a sharp turn on dry pavement you get that binding, hopping feel in the wheel. Took it to a local garage thinking it was a linkage problem, maybe a shift rod adjustment, but he said it was a cable shift and it may be stretched. We also put new tires ups front, with a 1/4" differance between the front & rear tire height. Could that be some of the problem. Is there any quick fix to this, or how can I dis-engage this when I need to. Just don't need any major expense this time of year.
Thanks for any help in advance.

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Unread 12-09-2008, 09:42 AM   #2
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Try backing up a little after shifting back into 2wd. That always worked for me.
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Unread 12-09-2008, 02:08 PM   #3
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lol try waiting a week worked for me.
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Unread 12-10-2008, 10:37 AM   #4
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http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f13/4x4-problem-646954/

some solutions to help you better can be found there. Good luck.
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Unread 12-11-2008, 05:18 AM   #5
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Thanks for all your help....Will try them all!
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