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Unread 02-02-2013, 10:39 PM   #1
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85 cj wont move??

i have an 85 cj 7 all stock 4cyl with manual 4 speed, i can put it in any gear and it will not move, both front and rear driveshafts are spinning but no movement, i have also tried the transfer case in every range and still nothing at all

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Unread 02-02-2013, 11:07 PM   #2
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When you say driveshafts are spinning you mean with the motor running you put it in gear and you can see the shafts spinning but the jeep just stands still

If that is the case your hubs in the front would have to be unlocked and at the same time your rear diff is damaged.
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Unread 02-02-2013, 11:27 PM   #3
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If your driveshafts are turning and vehicle isnt moving ...front hubs probably not locked in and you have broke an axle or something in the rear axle...sometimes you got to drive home on front wheel drive
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Unread 02-03-2013, 08:24 AM   #4
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X2 on the rear axle..

lock in the front and let us know if she moves
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Unread 02-03-2013, 11:11 AM   #5
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Is the entire rear driveshaft spinning, ( both ends) or is just the part connected to the transfer case,
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x2 on the rear axle..

Lock in the front and let us know if she moves
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