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4 wheel drive not disengaging

I put my electronic shift control to 4 hi every thing worked good now it will not disengage!! lite switches to all wheel drive position but front end is still cocked in

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    1996 Jeep Cherokee, same thing. Goes into 4 wheel, runs great. go to take out of 4 wheel and took me about 9 miles till it disengaged. What is the problem with it

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Make sure that all the tires are identical in size and pressure. Try leaving it in 4wd going into some loose sand right side wheels, placing it in 2wd and rocking it back and forth a few feet at a time. If any one the wheels on the vehicle is different from the others, then it rotates at a different speed, placing stress on the axles and gears, and also on the collar/sleeve that couples them together, preventing it from disengaging. If this is the problem, you have to figure out how to get that stress off of the connection before it will slide apart. Good luck. Chip

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