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2005 jeep lib, it will not shift out of part time 4wd. Shift lever has no resistance

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Check for missing pins and or loose connections on the box.

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SOURCE: 2001 f250 won't shift into 4wd high using the dash

you can use a test light to see if you are getting power to your shift actuator by unplugging actuator and testing for power at your wires while someone activates your switch,if you have power then should be a bad actuator.

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SOURCE: 4wd doesnt work

First make sure someone did not replace the transfer case with a manual shift transfer case. If not you have what mechanics call "GHOSTS" there is a miscomunication somewhere between the button and the relay this will take time to trace down get a good multimeter and a wiring diagram.

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SOURCE: electric 4WD selector switch on dash does not select/deselect 4WD. I wish to manually shift the selector at the gearbox if this is possible.

by swapping vaccum hoses on front diff shift on fly unit you can get out of 4wd or vise versa or by removing and sliding sleeve ring inside diff tube over, check range selection detent switch on this unit it is a on/off switch.these fail often

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SOURCE: 2005 Jeep Liberty stuck in Part Time 4wd

I questioned the dealer about my 2005 because mine was disengaging what I thought to be rough compared to what I was used to. They told me that I should shift the vehicle into Neutral before shifting the selector. I have also found that shifting between Reverse and Drive a couple of times while stopped has helped as well. By doing these couple of things, I have had no trouble since. I hope this helps as it might at least be something to try.

Posted on Jun 25, 2009

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My 2005 Jeep Liberty is stuck in 4WD Low. I removed the shift cable and that is fine. I know it is the transfer case.


4wdlow is only for off road
stop doing that on pavement.
why not read the manual, RTM.
it tells you that same thing
and why post so many times.

also you failed to say
is it
Command trac
or Select trac
why make helpers guess key facts, like that?>????????

Jan 06, 2017 | Jeep Cars & Trucks

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I have a 93 jeep Cherokee, it will move in 4wh and in 4wl but will not go back into 2wd?


Hello guy
try posting what 4wd system you have,? first.
command trac or select track, (the latter is full time)
part time or the full time system,
we cant guess it....
read the operators guide first, if a part time system only
as i suspect, stop driving on dry pavement.
it's only for ice, or dirt. part time. part time is not a full time system.
Command-Trac
shifting to 4wd on dry (means no ice) pavement causes, drive line wind up! and the gears to lockup. (see steering get tight in turns?> and is dangerous to drive it like this , you, me and the box)
posted here 100s of times.

http://www.rubicon-trail.com/4WD101/driveline-bind.html


the non grand Cherokee. early

had these choices
  • 1987-2001: New Process NP231 Command-Trac, part-time only, 2.72:1 ratio with low range
NP231 has the following settings: 2HI, 4HI, N, 4LO
  • 1987-2001: New Process NP242 Selec-Trac, full-time or part-time, 2.72:1 ratio with low range
NP242 has the following settings: 2HI, 4 full-time, 4 part-time, N, 4LO


as you can see you need to first know, what NP box you have or
photo your shift lever for 4wd, an post it and we tell you.

more facts, on select trac. (totally unlike command trac)
Selec-Trac locking hub is used on 4WD Cherokee. Selec-Trac
utilizes a non-disconnect front axle. Engagement of 2WD or 4WD is
accomplished at transfer case by means of mechanical shift linkage.
System allows full or part time 4WD. Selec-Trac can be shifted into
2WD or 4WD modes from inside the vehicle at any speed.
unquote
next from the service manual,
4WD TO 2WD
1) Place mode select switch in 2WD position. Transfer case
should shift to 2WD and not allow shifting into 4WD or LO range. Axle
should shift after transfer case shifts.
2) To determine if front axle has completed a shift out of
4WD into 2WD, position mode select switch back to 4WD position while
operating vehicle at slow speed. If vehicle shifts into 2WD, axle will
ratchet. If shift is not completed, transfer case will shift into 4WD
and hissing sound will come from mode select switch.
end quote.

if unsure read the FSM book its free.
shows you both systems and how to diagnose it.

in the box, click Cherokee,,then click 1993, and behold.
the real deal.

http://www.morris4x4center.com/knowledge-base/index.htm?utm_source=cj#service

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May 10, 2016 | Jeep Cars & Trucks

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2005 gmc sierra 4wd warning light on and will not shift into 4wd


been here /transfer case control module/ electric -shift /actually easy fix /under left sideof instrument panel.behind headlight switch.if thats not it/electric shift motor and encoder assembly /sounds confusing but its easy fix to .get u a repair manual youll see.good luck.

Jan 08, 2013 | 2005 GMC Sierra

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How do i swich my 2005 silverado from push button 4wd to a manual shift do they make kits for this


Since the transfer case is shifted via an electric motor there is not provision for mechanical linkage and I show not type of kit to convert the later cases.

Jun 06, 2012 | 2005 Chevrolet Suburban

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Won't go into 4 low


Have you tried shifting the automatic transmission to neutral, or if manual transmission- place shift lever to neutral position, then shift the transfer case to neutral position wait a couple seconds then try shifting to 4 low- if you have manual hubs, engage those last. This removes most of the potential mechanical resistance that should allow for the transfer case to shift.

If it still will not go into 4 low you may be dealing with damaged teeth, bent shift dog or worn internal bearings inside the transfer case. As I recall, that was NOT a shift on the fly transfer case.

Apr 02, 2012 | 1986 Jeep Cherokee

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How do I turn 4wd on?


    • 1 Start your Dodge truck's engine.
    • 2 Turn the electronic transfer case from "2WD" to "4WD Lock" to engage the high range 4WD, if the dodge truck is equipped with an electronic transfer case; otherwise, shift the transfer case lever from "2H" to "4H." The electronic transfer case is located on the instrument panel and is marked with "2WD," "4WD Lock" and 4WD Low." The lever-equipped transfer case is located to the right of your leg and is marked with "2H," "4H" and "4L."
    • 3 Shift the transmission into "Neutral" while the vehicle is either stopped or rolling at 2 to 3 mph to begin engaging in the low range 4WD. Turn the electronic transfer case to "4WD Low," if the Dodge truck is equipped with an electronic transfer case; otherwise, shift the transfer case lever from "2H" or "4H" to "4L."
    Tips & Warnings
    • Indicator lights will come on and alert you that your vehicle is in either the high or low range of 4WD.
    • Do not engage in the low range of 4WD drive if the transmission is in gear; you must shift to "Neutral" first.
    • Many Dodge trucks allow you to shift from 2-wheel drive to the high range of 4WD at up to 55 mph--consult your truck's manual to ensure that this is possible. Do not exceed 55 mph while engaged in the high range of 4WD. Do not exceed 25 mph while engaged in the low range of 4WD.
    • Do not engage in 4WD unless you are on slipper or rocky roads.

Sep 02, 2011 | 2005 Dodge Dakota

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2003 F-150 regular cab automatic transmission and the 4WD will not engage.


Operationally vacuum shifts the front axle between 2WD and 4WD mode. The GEM ( Generic Electronics Module ) applies ground to the solenoid needed for the mode selected on the switch ( for ESOF ) or when the transfer case shift lever is moved ( MSOF ).The contact plates in the transfer case signal the GEM that the transfer case is engaged, and the Vacuum solenoids need to be activated ( either 2WD to 4WD or 4WD to 2WD ).


Lift and support the front of the truck so the front wheels are off the ground ( take safety precautions, chock wheels, jack stands, etc )
Key on, engage 4x4 and try to turn the front drive shaft.
- If it turns it is a problem with the transfer case.
- If it doesn't it is a front axle engagement problem.

- If the front drive shaft does not turn :
•With the truck running ( with front wheel back on the ground ), switch from 2WD to 4WD and back again, the vacuum shift motor should move the lever on the front axle.
{ picture of shift motor }
-- If the vacuum shift motor does not move:
•Check for vacuum on the lines while shifting between modes. Pink vacuum line is 2WD mode, Light Blue vacuum line is 4WD.
•Check the fuses for the 4WD system and the solenoids.
•Check the vacuum lines from the vacuum shift motor to the solenoids on the firewall.
•Check the vacuum lines from the solenoids to the vacuum reservoir box behind the battery.
•Check the vacuum reservoir box for cracks.
•Typical solution is the vacuum lines ( to the solenoids or to the vacuum shift motor ) are cracked or the vacuum shift motor has a cracked diaphragm and has water in it.
•Could be the shift plate contacts in the transfer case are corroded / not making good contact, and not activating the solenoids.
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- If the front drive shaft turns:
•For ESOF system
-- Check the fuses for the transfer case, engine compartment fuse panel, 17 & Cab fuse panel fuses 13 and 23 ( verify with owners manual, 97-97 & 99-03 MY can be slightly different on some items ).
-- Try hitting the transfer case with a dead blow hammer ( do not use a metal hammer, it can damage the transfer case ) to see if the transfer case shift motor is hung up .
-- Check the transfer case connector, to make sure the connector pins are clean and making good contact.
•For MSOF systems
-- Check that the shift linkage on the transfer case is moving when the lever is moved from 2W to 4H and 4L.

Jan 10, 2011 | 2003 Ford F150 Regular Cab

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Need to find out about the transfer Case it won't engage into 4 wheel drive


First thing to check is if that the lever on the transfer case is actually shifting when you move the inside lever. The rod that connects the shift lever to the real case lever has an adjuster on it, which could be a problem. That rod just pops out at each end. You can pry it out with a screwdriver and then shift the transfer case manually from under the car to see if things are acting correctly.

Jan 07, 2011 | 2005 Jeep Liberty

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2005 Jeep Liberty stuck in Part Time 4wd


I questioned the dealer about my 2005 because mine was disengaging what I thought to be rough compared to what I was used to. They told me that I should shift the vehicle into Neutral before shifting the selector. I have also found that shifting between Reverse and Drive a couple of times while stopped has helped as well. By doing these couple of things, I have had no trouble since. I hope this helps as it might at least be something to try.

Jun 17, 2009 | 2005 Jeep Liberty

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Can not shift into four wheel drive


I had a similar problem, shift handle wouldn't pull back into 4WD. You'll have to get under the car (safely of course) and locate the the transfer case shift lever which will be directly below the shift lever assembly inside the car..You'll see some rods, trunnions and some brackets which probably will be dirty, rusty etc. Clean them up the best you can then douse everything with WD 40. Keep trying to pull the inside shift lever into 4WD untill the WD40 starts working. It may take a while but it'll work.

Nov 25, 2008 | 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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