Question about 1989 Jeep Cherokee
When I try to shift out of 4 wheel drive it takes a couple hundred yards to switch back to 2 wheel drive. When it does switch over it makes a noise and the vehicle shakes like you ran over a pothole. Any ideas on what it may be and if it would be an expensive repair.
I also have a 1998 jeep cherokee sport, i was having the same issues so i asked my uncle who is a mechanic.. he told me since the jeep automatically locks the hubs when you put it in 4 wheel drive, sometimes the hub locks get stuck trying to unlock, to solve this when you switch back to 2 wheel drive, reverse like 10 - 15 feet, the wheels spinning the opposite way help unlock the hubs, since i started doing this as soon as i reverse i feel the 4 wheel drive unengage and have not had a problem with it since, give it a try and see if that fixes your problem
Posted on Feb 17, 2009
Yes,,, check oil level... Also check the mount under the transmission tailshaft. If it is broken it will give you a thump when its loaded/unloaded. The shaking may be something else aggravated by the original problem. While under there, check all "u" joints and driveshaft slip joint.
Posted on Dec 24, 2008
Check the oil level of the transfer... mb are the problem... i will help this..
Posted on Dec 02, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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