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Unread 08-18-2003, 07:49 PM   #1
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Hard getting it into 4wd

I seem to have a hard time putting my 84 Cj7 into 4hi or 4low. I put the trans in neutral and push in the clutch, go to shift the transfercase into 4wd and it wont go into either 4wd mode. I try to kinda "ram" it into 4wd and it still wont go into it. Only if im moving at about 5 or 10 mph will it "pop" into 4wd. The fluid is full as well.

Is there something im doing wrong? Anybody else have this problem?


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Unread 08-18-2003, 08:21 PM   #2
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When I am trying to shift into 4wd I come to a complete stop, I leave it in gear and push in the clutch, then as I am applying pressure to the xcase lever I gently let the clutch out a little. The xcase lever will fall into gear.
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Unread 08-18-2003, 09:21 PM   #3
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Do what webjeepin said and if it won't ease in, as you let the clutch out and the jeeps gets a rollin' a little, push the clutch back in and try popping it into gear then. My dad actually has to get rolling backwards a little to get his into gear (course his scrambler has about 3500 miles on it since new).... Both my CJ7's go into gear fine when rolling forward a little, but are hard as hell when at a stop.
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