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My 1992 wrangler won't roll at all. It starts fine, and stays running but when I try to put it in gear it stalls out. Even in neutral, I can't seem to push it to get it rolling. Any suggestions?

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  • alex_s_wiley Mar 13, 2011

    Thanks. This jeep is a manual. It think I said this wrong. I doesn't stall in neutral, It'll keep running fine it just wont roll at all. But it only stalls when I try to put it in gear. Thanks again for the help.

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This sounds bad, even in neutral it stalls, you cant even push it. i would start by putting the transfer case selector in neutral and see if it rolls, if this jeep is only two wheel drive then start by jack the front wheels up and do this for the four wheel drive also, this is to see if its in the trany or the wheel, check and see if you can spin the wheels in the front, if this is two wd then if the wheels dont spin then you have a problem with the brakes but what concerns me is that it stalls in neutral, i would have to say the problem is in the trany and if this is a stick shift trany i would say the clutch broke and will not release but when its in neutral it should roll. anyway do the same in the rear wheels, jack them up and see if the wheels move, if they dont then remove the driveshaft at the rearend and then see if the wheels move. if the wheels turn with shaft off then theres a problem with the trany oor transfer case if its 4wd, if its 2wheel drive then its something in the trany, if the wheels dont spin with shaft off then start truck and see if it still stalls but dont let it go into gear with driveshaft off you will not be able to stop driveshaft when disconnected, just see if it stalls in neutral. good luck.

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  • alex_s_wiley Mar 13, 2011

    Thanks for the help. The jeep is a manual. Let me restate that second part. It doesn't stall when in neutral, I just can't get it rolling in neutral (even with the vehicle off). It definitely feels like something is locking it up. As far as stalling, that only happens when I put it in gear and it can't overcome whatever is locking it up. Thanks again for the help, I really appreciate it.

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