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Unread 02-02-2013, 06:49 PM   #1
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Help! no acceleration

The other day I was messing around in some deep snow and on the way to work the next day noticed that I had very little low end power. Acceleration takes unusually long and the rpms increase to approx 3200 before I am getting any sort of increase in speed. This is happening through every gear. I knew my shovel was packed tight with snow and ice putting pressure on my trans and tcase and holding them ridged. I cleaned all this out and the problem continued. I did find a couple drops of tcase oil in the snow that I cleaned out, it wasnt much and is not continuing to drip. The engine seems to be running perfect. I am going to change the tcase oil (I was planning to anyway before this happened) and keep a close eye out for that leak.

If anyone has any idea of what is going on here please chime in. Any thoughts and opinions will be greatly appreciated.

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Unread 02-03-2013, 09:56 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum!!! If you had that much snow packed up under the Jeep I would look at all areas of the drivetrain down to axles and brakes. Something is hindering the performance.
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acceleration loss , rubicon , snow , tj , transfer case leak

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