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Unread 12-07-2008, 12:53 PM   #1
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How to put Jeep Cherokee in 4x4

Hey Guys,

I just bought a Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4x4 2007. I don't see any options in the car to put the Jeep in to 4x4. It says on the bak that this is a 4x4 Jeep, but I dont see anything for 4x4 inside.

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Unread 12-07-2008, 12:54 PM   #2
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take pics of the interior
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Unread 12-07-2008, 12:55 PM   #3
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and are you sure it's a cherokee, since they stopped making those in 01
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Unread 12-07-2008, 12:56 PM   #4
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ouch...it may be you got took...

but take a pic of the inside

and look underneath do you see a transfer case?
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Unread 12-07-2008, 12:58 PM   #5
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sorry i meant grand cherokee i will take pic and get back
thanks all for quick replies
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Unread 12-07-2008, 01:01 PM   #6
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There should be a handle that you pull back near the shifter if you have the command trac, it could be one of the new automatic 4x4 things, dunno really without pictures, ask over in the grand cherokee section too, might get better answers!
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Unread 12-07-2008, 01:04 PM   #7
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sorry i meant grand cherokee i will take pic and get back
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damn got my hopes up, for a second there i thought they had brought the cherokee back, then i remembered that its 08 xD hopefully you didn't get ripped off
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Unread 12-07-2008, 01:04 PM   #8
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'07 Grand Cherokee had different options for 4wd including full-time electronic 4wd:

http://www.edmunds.com/jeep/grandche...07/review.html

Powertrains and Performance

The Laredo comes standard with a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 210 hp and 235 pound-feet of torque. The Limited is equipped with a new 4.7-liter V8 that is now flex-fuel capable and pumps out 235 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. However, the flex-fuel engine option is not available on cars sold in certain states (California, Connecticut, Maine, New York and Vermont). A 5.7-liter V8 comes optional on the Limited and standard on the Overland, and is good for 330 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque. The engine features the Multi-Displacement System, which deactivates four cylinders when they are not needed and improves fuel economy. The new 3.0-liter common-rail diesel engine is available on the Limited and Overland trim levels, and produces 215 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine offers up to 30 percent improvement in fuel economy. All four engines are mated to a standard five-speed automatic transmission.

Laredo 4WD models come with a full-time all-wheel-drive system, while Limited 4WDs come with the advanced Quadra-Trac II (optional on the Laredo) system that utilizes a two-speed transfer case. The optional Quadra-Drive II system (standard on the Overland, optional on Limited) combines a full-time two-speed transfer case with front/rear/center electronic limited slip differentials. With the diesel engine, the Grand Cherokee is rated to pull 7,400 pounds.

The Grand Cherokee SRT8 sports a massaged 6.1-liter V8 that pumps out 420 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. A bored-out version of the regular Hemi, the 6.1-liter benefits from a higher compression ratio, a higher-flow cylinder head and redesigned intake and exhaust systems. A five-speed automatic transmission is standard, along with a full-time all-wheel-drive system for maximum traction and acceleration. The Grand Cherokee SRT8 is capable of 0-60-mph times of less than 5 seconds.
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Unread 12-07-2008, 06:53 PM   #11
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'07 Grand Cherokee had different options for 4wd including full-time electronic 4wd:

http://www.edmunds.com/jeep/grandche...07/review.html

Powertrains and Performance

The Laredo comes standard with a 3.7-liter V6 that produces 210 hp and 235 pound-feet of torque. The Limited is equipped with a new 4.7-liter V8 that is now flex-fuel capable and pumps out 235 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque. However, the flex-fuel engine option is not available on cars sold in certain states (California, Connecticut, Maine, New York and Vermont). A 5.7-liter V8 comes optional on the Limited and standard on the Overland, and is good for 330 hp and 375 lb-ft of torque. The engine features the Multi-Displacement System, which deactivates four cylinders when they are not needed and improves fuel economy. The new 3.0-liter common-rail diesel engine is available on the Limited and Overland trim levels, and produces 215 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine offers up to 30 percent improvement in fuel economy. All four engines are mated to a standard five-speed automatic transmission.

Laredo 4WD models come with a full-time all-wheel-drive system, while Limited 4WDs come with the advanced Quadra-Trac II (optional on the Laredo) system that utilizes a two-speed transfer case. The optional Quadra-Drive II system (standard on the Overland, optional on Limited) combines a full-time two-speed transfer case with front/rear/center electronic limited slip differentials. With the diesel engine, the Grand Cherokee is rated to pull 7,400 pounds.

The Grand Cherokee SRT8 sports a massaged 6.1-liter V8 that pumps out 420 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque. A bored-out version of the regular Hemi, the 6.1-liter benefits from a higher compression ratio, a higher-flow cylinder head and redesigned intake and exhaust systems. A five-speed automatic transmission is standard, along with a full-time all-wheel-drive system for maximum traction and acceleration. The Grand Cherokee SRT8 is capable of 0-60-mph times of less than 5 seconds.
So does that mean that I can not change the 4x4 manually, it is always on and I didn't get screwed?
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Unread 12-07-2008, 08:59 PM   #12
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yeah, its a quadratrac I system. All wheel drive, all the time. No low range option.

Thats standard for the Laredo trim, with the v6 engine.
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Unread 12-07-2008, 09:01 PM   #13
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Oh, and remember how i said get a build sheet from the dealer?

That'll confirm it.

Of course, you could just peak underneath at the front suspension... if theres a driveshaft there, then its obviously a 4x4
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