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4x4 when i place my 98 jeep cherakee in 4x4 and turn it the tires feel like they skip I also have a problem with it overheating when standing still I have had the heads shaved ,a new gasket put on I flushed it a new thermostat and it still is doing it

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The skiping of the tires is normall, especialy if you are on dry pavment. This is due to the fact that both tires are turning at the same speed as each other but travling at diffrent speeds. Thats why on the rear end, there is a differential, so the two tires turn at diffrent speeds so you don't get the skip or wheel hop as its commonly reffed as. As far as the overheating , I would look at the thermal fan clutch as not pulling enough air while sitting, but as you go down the road you get ram air to cool.

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