How do you service a 4 wheel drive switch on a 98 grand Cherokee an d where is located?
To fix this problem you must change your differentials recommend going to JIFFY LUBE. It takes only 15-20 minutes and about $180 but its its worth it. Believe me i have had my jeep for about 10 years all ready ,and i got annoyed with the "Beep Beep Beep" sound .I Took it to many mechanics and they end up "fixing" the wrong thing. Until i took my car to Jiffy Lube and they explained to me what was the problem ..... I WAS SATISFIED =)
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With my snap on tools......... remove the bolts holding the water pump on and the old water pump will fall off. If you have to ask how to remove a water pump from this vehicle, you will be better off having replaved by a professional mechanic as this job is soooooo easy.
Finally! Other Jeeps with the same problem. I have identical year/make and constantly have the message display telling me to 'service 4 wheel drive switch' beep beep. The warning message varies with frequency, displays once or twice a month, sometimes all day for a week. The only place I found the w…ord 'switch' was in a Jeep repair manual. the switch was located in the Transfer case & the manual said don't touch,see a professional. I've been driving like this for months. I see the message above, their jeep switch was replaced but the computer warning still flashes. Any luck out there? According to the mechanic who works on my 94 Jeep it's one of three things. 1) Corrosion on the connector to the switch (which is located on top of the transfer case). 2) A bad switch. Part cost about $22.00 or 3) A bad console display. he says they have had a fair number of console display units fail. That one runs about $240. My Jeep display it only once in a while. I have checked the connections and they are fine so the switch replacement is next. If that doesn't fix it I will opt to ignore the error. try disconnecting the battery for 10 minutes. bad news .. you have to reset your clock and radio presets .. good news this may reset the info ctr computer and get rid of the message providing that the switch fixed the problem . It was explained to me that sometimes the computer gets a hiccup (I think it must be a windows platform lol) and a good old fashioned resetting is all it takes I have a '93 Grand Cherokee. When this same message started to display on and off, I ran to the dealer. After a year and two new switches, the message goes non-stop. I gave up and removed the chime disk in the under-dash box. The message still displays, but I don't have to hear it. I have a 95 GC that has ran the same message for the last 4 years. We have taken it to 3 mechanics and the said take it to the dealership, as they had never head of a 4WD switch. The dealereship didnt have a clue. It turns at the 99% of the time the problem is a bad Vehicle information center. It now constantaly runs a warning that the tail lights are out (even though they are orperating normally), and constantly resets itself back to January 1st at midnight. Not only that, the VIC is interfering with the alarm system, shutting down the starter, and of course causing starting problems. Here us a simple solution. Remove the VIC and throw it in the nearest body of deep water. i just unhooked the connector at the transfer case. cheap and effective. idiot lights are for idiots. Unplug the 4wd Switch Sensor on top of the trasfer case. Tape it up to something secure. Ha i just had the same thing happen to me tonight on my 94 grand Cherokee Laredo. i was like so i put it in N, then the transfercase in N then in 4L then put the trans in 1st, moved forward a couple feet then back into N and back into 4AllTime and it hasent come back on, mind you my jeep has over 175k so i guess that's expected. if you unplug the chime disk then the power doors locks wont lock, anyone else have an idea how to get the chime go away (MORE)
How do you repair the speedometer-odometer on a 1993 Grand Cherokee Limited 4.0L inline 6 full time 4 wheel drive?
Greetings well i have a jeep same model and the same happen to mines , and what i did was carefully pull the top dash board a part then unscrew the the plastic panel and took my hand and placed it back on the little pointer and it was all fine and good then just put the dashboard back together and t…hen your finished (MORE)
How do you replace the radiator fan relay switch on a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 wheel drive 6 cylinder?
First, isn't that covered in your warranty? Check with the dealer. I bought my '02 Certified Preowned and it was not covered. They wanted $185 to replace the relay. As for fixing it yourself here is the closest thing I have found... http://autorepair.about.com/library/faqs/bl581g.htm It show…s you where the bugger is. I will try to find a replacement part and do it myself. Hi I have done the radiator fan relay replacement ( pulse width modulator) Jeep grand chrokee. First stand in front of the jeep. Remove gently the left front headlamp . A hole will need to be cut in the plastic at the bottom OR you can remove the entire front bumper to access the rad fan relay. New ones are about 120 from the dealer less at discount places . It's the square part with the blue label and wire coming from it. Replace all pieces .. level of difficulty Need to have good mechanical ability New The part Chrysler supplied came with an incorrect diagram and instructions. The note said the "LEFT" headlight and the diagram illustrated this along with a note to remove the air snorkel. Your answer was the correct direction. It is the left headlight as you FACE the car. The headlight was removed by taking out the 10mm stem nut and gently using a pry bar, outside edge first, then inside edge. Trying to remove the headlight rapidly will result in a broken plastic tab that will need to be epoxied.I used my 2" hole saw to create an access by cutting through the headlamp plastic cavity behind the headlight, a strong light will reflect onto the relay and you can see the bracket part below and between the battery and front frame toward the front of the car. With the headlight assembly out, I prised the white ball socket fittings and oiled them for ease of refit. The piece of the cavity was saved because it is critical to keep water out of the relay area. There is a small red tab on the connector of the relay that needs to be pressed and the red tab moved to the side. Then insert a screwdriver into the bottom of the connector to release the black plastic tab that locks the connectors together. Hold the new relay in your hand. Push the red tab back across the connector body and push the two halves together, they will now lock It is critical that a good flat install be performed or the part will fail and you're out $75 and the time to redo it all over again. Use the new screws in the part bag, the old ones will not tighten enough for a good grounding of the part. I used metal duct tape to tape the plastic piece back into the hole and then sealed it with two more pieces. Pressing the headlight assembly back works best if you start from the outer edge and then press the bottom edge in. Addition to New ... I used those instructions and it worked well...couple of things for clarification; after I popped the headlight out, I had to drill the 2" hole in the bottom, left hand side of the headlight compartment. The relay is under that side of the compartment. Once you get that opened up, the rest is fairly simple. Also - my fan stopped operating several months ago. Before I realized it was the fan, I changed the water pump (it died at the same time), serpantine belt and thermostat (the vehicle had 95,000 miles on it, so it was due). It was at that point that I realized it was the fan that wasn't clicking on - I tested the current and it was getting an electrical charge at the appropriate time, but wouldn't kick on. I bought an after-market fan at Advanced for something like $160. It worked like a charm until about a month ago, and then it stopped working again. I took it to the dealer and was told that it would cost $760 to replace the fan and relay. The guy told me that the relay was melted. I didn't believe him, but I bought an after-market relay anyway and changed it tonight. What I found was that the connection between the fan and the relay was melted. So after changing the relay I just cut that connection out and nutted and taped the wires together, wrapping them very well for protection from moisture - and now it works perfectly. Morale of story - before taking your Jeep to the dealer and letting him snow you into a new fan and relay, check that connection; then consider the relay, then consider the fan. You can change each of them yourself with relatively little trouble and keep the $760 for something more fun. the above answer was very helpful. i installed the relay switch in my wife's 2002 grand Cherokee for $65. the jeep was overheating and the air was coming out warm. i thought the fan wasn't coming on so i replaced the switch and it fixed the problem. thanks 2009-07-26 All is correct; however, I was unsure were to cut, I used a flashlight & mirror to search for the relay behind the plastic portion of passenger side headlight cavity. The outside edge of the hole that you will need to cut starts about 3-4 inches from the outside edge of the cavity, this will make your center being about 7-8 inches from the edge. The relay is on a slope and you will need an elbow extension or will need to cut more plastic closer to the front of the vehicle - best of luck It appears that the relay (which is a solid state [think transistor] unit) is subject to heat failures. When I replaced mine I used a paste that is made to help conduct heat from solid state devices to heatsinks. That helps conduct the heat from the relay to the metal frame. The paste is a white silicon based material made by Wakefield and available from electronics parts distributors. I think that Radio Shack still carries it in a small, less than an ounce tube that will suffice for a couple of these relays. Addition to answer: In trouble shooting I still found that I had 12 volts at the fan. Therefore I thought it was the fan motor not working. I bought two new fans neither one worked. I did not install them. Just plugged them in. The fan relay switched had already been replaced 3 years earlier with an after market from Oreily. It turned out to be the relay again. It was allowing 12 volts but could not handle the motor load. Oreily gladly replaced the switch with their life time warranty. Only out a few hours of time being stranded and chasing around for fan motors. (MORE)
What does 'Service Four Wheel Drive Switch' mean on a 1994 Grand Cherokee dash screen and how do you fix it?
Answer . I also have a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee that displays "Service 4-Wheel Drive Switch". The switch is on top of the transfer case on the driver's side. My mechanic had never heard of this before so I decided to do some research about it. In my findings, I have noticed that several peopl…e have had this switch replaced, only with the message to display again after a few miles. It seems that the display is more at fault than the actual switch, so talk with your mechanic before you have any work done. (MORE)
Never seen one . I haven't seen one, but I do know that the ASD relay, fuel pump relay and the associated fuse is located in the power distribution center. This box is located on the right inner fender well behind the battery.
The switch is on top of the transfer case on the drivers side. When you replace it make sure you put the rubber o ring off the original on the new one.To clear the codes disconnect both negitibe and positive battery cables for a couple of minutes. FYI I put one on mine but the display still says "se…rvice four wheel drive switch" seems there is a problem with these couold be the vehicle display it self. This is usually the VIC: I have a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee Loredo with the annoying "Service 4 Wheel Drive Switch" that goes off every 10 minutes or anytime. I have search for 3 years to find what has been causing this. I am glad to say that I have located the problem and I am sure most of you that have this problem have the same issue. It is the VIC that is causing the error. You need to pull the VIC out and take it to a bench and open it up. Inside you have 2 circuit boards; one is folded over with the connector that hooks up to the vehicle on it. This is where the problem is. You need to locate the back solder points of the connector, clean of the conformal coating that is painted on, by scratching it off. Now re-solder all the connector solder joints. After ageing and vibration these joints become intermittent. If your VIC is going off intermittently this is probably your problem. I re-soldered my VIC, installed back in the car and have not had one error since. If you are not comfortable soldering, take it to someone who does. You do not want to use a solder gun on this, just a soldering iron. This will take care of the "Service 4 Wheel Drive Switch" error. (MORE)
Answer . \nthere is a possibility that your shift linkage is messed up. if not that then it is a sensor.
Possible Answer . \nAs with most warning lights usually the first thing is to check the fluid levels, Check Lubrication of differentials and (Transfer Case) check your owners manual for type of lube usually 90 wt gear oil in differentials most use auto transmission fluid in Transfer Case.....Hop…e This Helps (MORE)
correction of year . First off you can't service a 4wheel drive switch on a 93 Grand Wagoneer. The reason being, they didn't make Grand Wagoneers past 91. You probly have a 93 Jeep Grand Cherokee. This may be why your not getting any responces.. Actually your wrong I own a 1993 Jeep Grand wagone…er and it keeps on coming up service 4 wheel drive switch, with an annoying beeping sound, I have brought it in and the mechanics said they can repair it for about a grand but I dont find it worth it just to shut it up lol. (MORE)
Answer . \nI belive there is an electric motor/solinoid that engages the 4WD. Switch may be fine.
What damage can happen to a 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo if you switch from 4 hi to 4 lo wheel drive while the engine is in drive?
Answer . \nI bet it made a nice grinding sound didnt it? Yes, it can if you are going too fast. If it actually goes into low gear it will seriously spike the rpms and potential valve and lifter damage. This is what a rev limiter helps avoid though. If the engine sounded like it started sputterin…g when this happened then it is a good thing. It is one of those situations that you just have to let it go to see if it breaks. Good luck. (MORE)
Can you turn off the 4 wheel drive on a 1996 quad Grand Cherokee or does it have to remain in 4 wheel drive?
move the lever in to 2 wheel drive If you do not have a 2wd position, it has to stay in 4wd.
Full Time 4X4 ? Yes. The owners manual should tell you this. There is no way to place the Jeep in two wheel drive. Quadratrac is not regarded as the 4X4 system of choice for a true offroader but my 95 GC Limited has it as well and does fine in most circumstances...and has been trouble free for me f…or 12 years and 165000 miles. Of course this is my daily driver and not my trail rider / rock crawler. (MORE)
Maybe one of the kick panels if you are talking about the safety switch it is on passenger side kick panel just feel around for the switch or remove kick panel. if you mean switch to switch tanks it is on your dash it changes the fuel pumps in tanks if you have duel tanks if you have a single tank t…here is a lil relay in the same place on dash. behind dash panel by head light switch. (MORE)
depends what year it is. i know that the 94 models you just loosens the bolts in back of the power steering pump and the belts should loosen.
I believe you have a 2 high, 4 high and 4 low. There is no 2 low.
Answer . i have heard a vehicle speed sensor can cause it but not sure
Where is the park neutral switch located on a 94 Cherokee 2 wheel drive and can you by-pas or jumper out?
the neutral / backup light switch is on the side of the transmission. You can cut and splice them.
Behind the kick panel on the passenger side is an electronic box, unplug the connectors and inspect for corrosion. They can be cleaned and reconnected in most cases. The box should be removed (3 10mm nuts) and cleaned also.
No.. The 4WD transmission has a different tail shaft assembly because the transfer case bolts directly to it.
The reverse light switch is part of the neutral safety switch. It is located on the left side of the transmission just above the pan. It has three wires and points towards the left rear tire.
Press the button on the left side of the transfer case selector lever. It's the lever on the console next to the gear shift lever.
Just shift your Jeep into "Neutral" and then move the 4WD lever into place; you should hear it drop into 4WD... Then just put your Jeep into gear.. As a heads up, when in "LOW", taking corners too sharp, you may hear a knocking sound......don't worry, that's normal from what I've been told by sever…al Jeep mechanics.. Hope this helps!. Jeff (MORE)
if memory serves me correctly, JeeP pulled the manual transmission on the Grand Cherokee in 1999. so this means you are dealing with an automatic. Now whether or not your JeeP is equipped with "shift on the fly" four-wheel-drive, or a Quadra-Drive II system, i would not know. and seeing as how i do …not know much about Quadra-Drive II systems, i will assume you have a shift on the fly model (which is most popular anyway). whenever you are towing a four-wheel-drive vehicle with automatic transmission, you will put the transfer case (the little lever that allows you to engage the four-wheel-drive) into N (neutral) and leave your vehicle's transmission in P (park). this will disengage your transmission and allow the wheels to spin freely without harming your gears. as always, it is best to consult your owner's manual. and if you have Quadra-Drive II.... i am sorry\n. \nEric T. Beaver (MORE)
Shift to 4-wheel drive on the go and let off accelerator for a few seconds and go back on the accelerator and it will shift in about 5-10 seconds ..
most of the time you are gonna wanna be in drive but moving less than 5 miles per hour.. The book reads put in neutral and push down on the 4x4 shifter...
That depends on exactly what Jeep you have. Most 96's were the Quadra-trac system, in which case you are in 4 wheel drive all the time! To put it in low range (For only the nastiest conditions- dont use this for normal driving on the street) you need to stop the vehicle, put it in nuetral, and pull …the transfer case lever (next to the shifter) firmly and quickly to the "4LO" position. If you have a "select trac", i believe you just pull the lever to 4 wheel drive, and away you go! (MORE)
You can't. The 1994 JGC has Quadra Trac, all the time 4 wheel drive. It should never go into 2 wheel drive. If it does, have your Jeep looked at immediately.
The Grand Cherokee is constant 4wd. The switch on the console (if equipped) puts it into low range 4wd.
How do you turn on the 4 wheel drive on your Jeep its a Grand Cherokee Limited 2007 you pull the switch and then it says to check the shift procedure but dont have an owners manuel?
The 4 wheel drive is automatic. The little lever is to engauge low range. The low range shift procedure is to :. 4 HI to 4 LOW . With the vehicle at speeds of 0 to 3 mph (0 to 5 km/h),. key ON or engine running, shift the transmission into N. (Neutral), and raise the transfer case T-handle. "The… 4WD. LOW Indicator Lamp" in the instrument cluster will. begin to flash and remain on solid when the shift is. complete. Release the T-handle.. NOTE: If shift conditions/interlocks are not met, or a. transfer case motor temperature protection condition. exists, a "CHECK SHIFT PROCEDURES" message will. flash from the EVIC (Electronic Vehicle Information Center).. To shift back to high range :. 4 LOW to 4 HI . With the vehicle at speeds of 0 to 3 mph (0 to 5 km/h),. key ON or engine running, shift the transmission into N. (Neutral), and raise the transfer case T-handle. The "4WD. LOW Indicator Lamp" in the instrument cluster will flash. and go out when the shift is complete. Release the. T-handle.. NOTE: If shift conditions/interlocks are not met, or a. transfer case motor temperature protection condition. exists, a "CHECK SHIFT PROCEDURES" message will. flash from the EVIC (Electronic Vehicle Information Center).. (MORE)
Yes , have to change front axile and add transfer case, support. have completed 2
The four wheel drive buttons are located between the steering column, and the a/c controls. If you do not have 4wd, then they appear as two small rectangular blank spots (if you get a small flathead screwdriver you can pry it off- if you do it gently it will not break)
The transfer case computer has detected a malfunction and set a code. You will need to have it looked at by the dealer.
It's under the front right headlight, need to remove headlight assembly and cut hole to get to relay, which is under the plastic frame that holds headlight assembly. The other option is to remove the front bumper assembly to access. If the relay repeatedly fails the fan motor will need replaced.
there is no all time four wheel drive in that year there is part time if that's what you mean i wouldn't put my jeep in 4 wheel and run it on dry roads.
Pull the lever that is just left of the shifter. If your vehicle is not going into 4WD then you should make sure all tires have the same tread depth and that your transfercase has fluid in it.
SelecTrac Step one: move the selector into desired 4WD mode, either Part Time or Full Time at any vehicle speed Step two: keep driving for 4Lo: Step one: slow the truck down to about 2-3mph Step two: move the tranmission (P, R, N, 2, 1) into neutral Step three: move the transfer case (2…wd, 4PT, 4FT, N, 4LO) to neutral, then press down and move into 4LO Step four: place transmission into "1" QuadraTrac I,II Step one: enjoy, you are already in 4WD Don't have the shifter? You can't do it! (MORE)
What is preferred method in snowstorms for 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee when dealing with 4 wheel drive Full Time or Part Time?
The book won't tell you, but first try Full Time, if you see slippage stick with the 4 Part Time. 4 Part Time locks the wheels, 4 Full Time does not. Just remember, you can't turn as close in a circle in 4PT as you can 4FT!
I have had a problem with that as well on my 89 S15. I kept working at it because it had not been used for a very long time. "In neutral" is very important. Gently moving the shifter back and forth until it finely went into four wheel. I do it more regular now just to keep on top of it.
It depends on the vehicle and if it actually has 4 wheel drive. Some vehicles have it on the dashboard while some have it on the floor of the vehicle
It's a belt driven accessory & connects to the battery-look at those & you should find.
Not that I know of , just rear wheel drive on a Mercury Grand Marquis from the factory
Yes, but if you need four wheel drive you shouldn't be going too fast anyways
That is the type of 4wd you should only use part time, when off road or very icy conditions. Not for use on dry pavement.
You would need a new font axle, new transmission, a new transfer case, new drive shafts, etc. It would be cheaper to buy one that is already 4wd.
NO. The center shaft that runs through the transmission is longer on 4x4 transmissions so the transfur case will slide up on it. The tail shaft housing has NOTHING to do with it.
How do you replace the radiator fan relay switch on a 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 wheel drive 6 cylind?
remove the front bumper & its bolted to the body under the passenger side headlight, dumb spot but it' very important to fix it asap before the motor develops a knock from running too hot
\n. Look underneath for a drive shaft that goes from the transfer case to the front axle. If it has one, it is four wheel drive.
If the four wheel drive shifter only has four high, neutral, andfour low it is full time. If it has a two wheel, position, it ispart time.