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Unread 09-07-2013, 12:49 PM   #1
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4wd problems

I have an 89 jeep comanche. When I go to put it in 4wd it is very hard to get it to go in. When it goes in it works perfectly fine. And I have a really hard time getting it out of 4wd too. Sometimes I think it's just not going to. I want to start trail riding more and I really want this fixed. Please help

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Unread 09-07-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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Check the linkage make sure it isn't bent. Check the fluid in the Tcase.
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Unread 09-07-2013, 10:33 PM   #3
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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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