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Unread 12-05-2013, 12:02 PM   #1
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4 wheel drive

Hi, i have a 2002 jeep grand cherokee, we just got some snow, i shifted into 4 wheel hi and nothing happened, no light on dash. I have tried the part time, 4 wheel low and it does not engage. What can i look for next? Thanks.

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Unread 12-09-2013, 07:44 PM   #2
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Did you shift "at speed" or standing still? At speed is what you want to do.
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Do it while rolling a little 4H will or should go in at any speed below 55 mph.

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Unread 12-10-2013, 04:58 AM   #4
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Do it while rolling a little 4H will or should go in at any speed below 55 mph.

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Actually at "any legal speed"


Here's how the factory suggests you shift the transfer case and I've been doing this since these things were new and I worked at the dealership. Quoted from the owner's manual.

"To engage, shift the transfer case lever from 2H to 4H while the vehicle is moving at any legal speed". I let off the gas, throw the lever, and then tap the gas and let off.

4L position: " To engage, slow the vehicle to 2-3 MPH , shift the transmission to Neutral, then shift the transfer lever to the right and pull firmly rearward to 4L".
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