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Unread 08-20-2011, 12:21 PM   #1
deerkilla4500
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TJ won't shift into 4wd.. Help?!

Took my 98 TJ 4cyl out wheeling this weekend and it was working great.. 4wd Hi and Lo were working perfectly until the last trail I hit.. Took it in 4 LO to get over a really steep berm, but after I went back over it to get back to the other trails and shifted back into 2wd I couldn't get it to shift into 4wd at all.

I pull the lever back and I can hear the linkage moving (I think it's moving.. it sounds normal regardless) but the lights never come on and I'm definitely stuck in 2wd. It's done this before and I randomly messed with the lever and it eventually fixed itself.. But this time it's not changing at all.

Any ideas?

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Unread 08-20-2011, 01:37 PM   #2
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have you crawled under the jeep and visually inspected the TC linkage for any hang ups?
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Unread 08-20-2011, 01:50 PM   #3
deerkilla4500
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I crawled under, but I don't really know what to look for.. There's nothing obviously disconnected or anything
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