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While shifting from 4x4 to 4x2 the gear lever is jammed at neutral position & jeep is not moving

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Needs a shift sheet. its a teflon sheet located in the shift tower. lus pull up the boot and pull apart the shift tower. you will find it.

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There are no syncros in the transfer case, that would ease in shifting. i would try putting it in gear with the transmission, this will reposition the gears in the transfer case. then back to park or neutral. now try shifting to 4x2.

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