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2009 Jeep Wrangler - 4WD shifter linkage (problem & solution)

Was shifting my 09 Wrangler into 4WD, decided to use 4WD Lo Saturday to pull something. When I pulled back on the shifter toward LO, it disengaged the shifter. Was left with vehicle stuck in 4WD (at lest it was high and not LO.) Took to dealer.

Turned out it was a 75 cent clip that had popped off. Per dealer's mechanic, will never happen again, they replaced with a revised part to correct this problem.

FYI, if you own 2008/2009 Jeep Wrangler, may want to get this correctred before it leaves you stranded somewhere.

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  • CarySchroeder Oct 06, 2009

    I ordered this Wrangler last year, was delivered in September, 2009. One of the first 2009s off of the production line. And I selected the dealer here in DFW area because the sale guy, Keith, at Grubbs dealership, was only knowledgeable salesperson I met. He really knew the vehicle. I had other sales people at other dealers act surprised to know you could get full or half doors, soft or hard tops, etc. And so what did Chrysler-Jeep do? Closed the dealership.


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They acually have an Rapid response for this. This should have been replaced before the car was even sold.

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