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Service 4wd switch

I have a 1993 jeep grand cherokee laredo with a np249 transfer case quadra-trac.and the service 4wd switch continues to display on my computer console even after replacing the switch from the dealer. any suggestions.

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  • Anonymous May 05, 2009

    same problem service 4wd switch displays on vic, where is the switch located?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    The sensor that turns on the light is in/on the transfer case, why would you replace the switch???

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    i have replaced the transfer case and it continues to have this problem

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I have the same problem the switch is on the transfer case! what your talking about is your vehicale information center. the stupid thing sucks I also replaced it but it only comes on some times now. dont know!

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I have a 93 jeep Cherokee, it will move in 4wh and in 4wl but will not go back into 2wd?


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try posting what 4wd system you have,? first.
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read the operators guide first, if a part time system only
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http://www.rubicon-trail.com/4WD101/driveline-bind.html


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had these choices
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photo your shift lever for 4wd, an post it and we tell you.

more facts, on select trac. (totally unlike command trac)
Selec-Trac locking hub is used on 4WD Cherokee. Selec-Trac
utilizes a non-disconnect front axle. Engagement of 2WD or 4WD is
accomplished at transfer case by means of mechanical shift linkage.
System allows full or part time 4WD. Selec-Trac can be shifted into
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unquote
next from the service manual,
4WD TO 2WD
1) Place mode select switch in 2WD position. Transfer case
should shift to 2WD and not allow shifting into 4WD or LO range. Axle
should shift after transfer case shifts.
2) To determine if front axle has completed a shift out of
4WD into 2WD, position mode select switch back to 4WD position while
operating vehicle at slow speed. If vehicle shifts into 2WD, axle will
ratchet. If shift is not completed, transfer case will shift into 4WD
and hissing sound will come from mode select switch.
end quote.

if unsure read the FSM book its free.
shows you both systems and how to diagnose it.

in the box, click Cherokee,,then click 1993, and behold.
the real deal.

http://www.morris4x4center.com/knowledge-base/index.htm?utm_source=cj#service

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