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1988 suzuki samurai WONT MOVE

My suzuki samurai was working perfectly until one day i turned it on, and i shifted it into gear but it wouldnt move. it is the same on all gears. someone said that it could be the 4wd knob but i dont know how to move it.

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  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    could be an electrical problem

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Need specs

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First thing just try to push or pull the 4x4 lever if you get it to move and it feels like it went into some gear try to drive the truck.If this works look on the shifter for the 4x4 and put it in 2 wheel drive (H2 is two wheel drive,H4 is 4x4 high,and L4 is 4x4 low range).Make sure you have the clutch depresed when you try to move the 4x4 lever.If you try this stuff with no fix try and look for clutch adjustment on the transmision you may need to adjust it or your clutch is bad.

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I have had to take the shifting lever out 5 times to replace the small set screw that keeps the shifter in the normal position, for some reason mine keeps backing out and cannot shift into any gear, but the shifter itself will wobble all over. hope this helps.....what mike said above would be my bet, if you don't use 4x4 very much it is easy to accidentally move the 4x4 shifting lever to a point where nothing will engage, pull that shifter all the way down and then all the way up and to the left and you should be in 2 wheel drive.

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