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4x4 linkage broke

K so, the linkage that connects the 4x4 shifter to shift the transfer case into the multiple 4x4 options into gear has broke. I have searched all over the internet and called the auto parts store and nobody seams to know what the linkage is called. I can't put it into 4 wheel unless I crawl under the car and turn the lever on the transfer case manually. The shifter on the inside of the car is just limp. Help me out guys! Thanks.

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  • blind150
    blind150 Jan 03, 2009

    i see what your talking about i have been looking for selector rod assembly's shift lever assemblys and transfer case linking and i get nothing back on the google. i would suggest just going to an mechanic and offering to buy the part from him. chances are they have seen this before and can fix it or find a new one or fabricate one that you could buy and install yourself

  • Jesse Bright Jan 11, 2009

    Alright guys, I got under the truck and got everything figured out. They are all dealer parts and nobody was any help here in town other then the dealership. They can look up the parts by using your vin # because there are so many different types of transfer cases in those jeeps. My problem ended up being only a couple of plasting bushings to hold the linkage together. I picked them up from a local transmission shop for $2 total. But for anyone else that has the same problem, the parts can all be looked up at the dealership and there are a ton of different kinds. The guy at the counter was a little lost until I got him the VIN, lol. Thanks for the help guys!

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Working on the question had a friend of mine with same problem hes getting me all the part number you guys need he was able to fix his but all the parts where dealer only so give a few days and i should have sumthing for ya

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