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4x4 wont work in a 97 jeep

I have a 1997 jeep grand cherokee tsi v8 all wheel drive but the 4 wheels dont spin it only has rear wheel i checked it has all drive shafts in it even when i put it in 4 low its only 2 wheels spinning in the snow do u know what the problem could be??

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    bo Jan 27, 2009

    i checked the linkage its going into 4 lo it shows up 4 lo on the screen inside of jeep but not all time 4x4

  • bo
    bo Jan 27, 2009

    thanks alot is there any way possable it could be low on fluid?

  • bo
    bo Jan 27, 2009

    would the fluid in the transfer case have anything to do with it if its low?

  • bo
    bo Jan 27, 2009

    ok cool thanks for the help

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    when i drive 1998 jeep it feels like it drags i let go of the gas and it wants to stop i jacked it up wheels spin free brakes are good wheel bearings are good what else could it be please help

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The only Solution to this is 1 of 2 Things ! The Shifter Linkage is Off of the Transfer Case 2 The Transfer Case is Shelled out and needs to be Rebuilt. Check underneath on the Transfer case for any Noises when in 4X4 and Check the Linkages. Please Rate my Response, I need all the Help That I can Get! Thanks!

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    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    It will be the Transfer Case then. Most Transmission Shops Will rebuild these for you also. Should not cost all that Much for the Rebuild compared to New.

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    You can check But, I think that it is Probably good. It uses Tranny Fluid.

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    No Problem for the Help! It could if it was Totally empty.

  • Travis Humphries
    Travis Humphries Jan 27, 2009

    No Prob! Happy To Help!

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