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How to get out of 4 wheel drive in a 1998 jeep cherokee

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Not sure if it will be the same for your model of Jeep but but I had the same problem with my 98 Cherokee. Turned out to be the Crankshaft Position Sensor. Sits on the upper drivers side of the tranny and can block voltage to the fule pump and distributor. Found it by getting a error code reader from AutoZone (free loan) and looking up the error code. Replaced the CPS ($89) and started right up.

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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SOURCE: 1993 jeep grand cherokee laredo 4 wheel drive

I'm not absolutely sure on the tire size for the jeep itself, but I think they are 225/65/R15's. Not absolutely sure.

As for the noise, from your explanation, it sounds like the transfer case is under a heavy bind. Take it off of the road in some grass or dirt and then move it forward a few feet then simply hit reverse. Don't move much maybe an inch and it may release the bind. Once you get the bind off the transfer case, it should slip out of 4wd, unless there is damage in the case/shifter itself.

When operating four wheel drives, with tires of different sizes it causes extreme stress on the gearing in the transfer case. Larger tires don't turn the axles as much as smaller tires. So, this causes stress in the driveline as the front is actually turning slower then the rear. In turn, this will put so much pressure on the gears that it could cause damage and the shifting mechanism will not work correctly to pull it out of 4wd engagement.

Try those ideas, and see if you can get it out of 4WD. Definitely put four tires on the jeep that are all the same size. This will keep you from having excessive stress on the transfer case and gearing therein.

I hope this helps out buddy.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: 1999 jeep grand cherokee all time four wheel drive will not engage

Sounds like the splines on your transfer case gear are ground down

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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SOURCE: diagram for 1998 Jeep right hand drive serpentine belt

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Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 jeep cherokee sport- i get a code p1682.

p1682= Charging system voltage too low

Posted on Nov 23, 2009

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