I had this same froblem with my 86 Jeep Comanche and all i had to do was get under neath of it and find the vacume actuator it is on the passenger side of the front axle and i took the vacume tubes off of it and just put a peice of hose on one of the 3 spots on the vacume actuator and all you had to do is blow in the tube to engage it and suck to disengage it and more questions give me an e-mail email@example.com
do you engage 4WD manually or via the button on the dash? if its the latter then your actuator switch is probably bad. tweek
If you engage the 4WD with a switch instead of manually, there is a motor in or on the transfer case. Because of the location, these can go bad.
To engage the 4x4 manually (VTM-4), you would need to be in 1st, 2nd, or reverse gear. In those gears and while stopped, you can then press the VTM-4 button, and will engage 4x4. It will only be engaged when around 18mph or lower. Above that, and it will disengage. It will re-engage when it dips down to that speed again. To turn it off, you can just press the button, or shift to a higher gear Keep in mind that even with the button off, VTM-4 will engage occasionally when there's slippage.
When you engage the clutch and the engine sits there spinning: it get's no traction OR when there is no pressure on the clutch pedal: pressing it changes nothing.
The solenoid that activates the stater motor is of a type that engages the starter gear first (by means of a activation rod), then applies the current to the starter motor. This sequence causes the slight delay. Other starters simply apply the current directly to the starter (via the solenoid) which instantly starts the motor spinning, this spinning (through a spiral cut into the shaft) throws the starter gear along the shaft to engage with the teeth on the flywheel. This type has no delay as the motor doesn't wait for the solenoid to manually engage the stare gear; it is the spinning that engages the gear. Forgive me if I'm not using the correct names. I'm not a mechanic, but I have dismantled a 200sx to fix it (which I did) and discovered this arrangement inside the solenoid; which is different to what I am used to.
It should engage on firing. Not dry firing, but firing with a loaded shell. If it does not, it needs to go back to the maker, or to a repair shop.
Stores kinetic energy while spinning,Smooths engine performance, Holds ring gear for the starter to engage.
There's a yellow switch in the upper right hand portion of the dash. It's the PTO drive. Engage your clutch, pull up on the switch and move it forward, and that should start the blades spinning. If it fails to engage, it could be a bad switch or a bad battery.
What do you mean when you say it doesn't engage? Is the starter spinning but just doesn't catch to spin the engine? IF that's the case it could be as simple as a loose starter or as bad as a damaged flex plate/flywheel. But it would most likely be the starter.
if the starter is spinning but not engaging then the bendix (starter teeth) is not moving out to grab the flywheel teeth or the flywheel has some broken teeth. The starter needs to be removed to see what the issue is.
If a 1988 Jeep Comanche will not start even though there is spark and the timing seems to be correct and the fuel pressure is good, check the starter solenoid. Even though all the other factors are good, the starter solenoid might not be telling the starter to engage.
This vehicle is an on-demand "All Wheel Drive" 4X4 - meaning that the on-board computer senses when the 4X4 function is necessary and automatically shifts into it, and out of it. You cannot manually engage it by yourself, at will.
vacum motor on front left axle housing is bad. it moves a shift fork to engage the axle, there is a cable kit to replace the vacum motor available.
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Engage is a verb.
Well at least nn a car, you need a clutch because the engine spins all the time and the car wheels don't. In order for a car to stop without killing the engine, the wheels need to be disconnected from the engine somehow. The clutch allows us to smoothly engage a spinning engine to a non-spinning transmission by controlling the slippage between them...
Usually the lights will be always on the only way to turn them off manually is when you engage the parking brake, if you need them off during the day time you can pull up the parking brake to the first notch and it shouldn't affect the brake at all. That's how I do it on my 98 jetta at least
how to approach and engage a customer
Killswitch Engage, obviously.
Yes, the word engage is a verb.
when i try to engage 4xhigh from2xh both 4xh and 4xlow flasg green and wont engage,what could be the problem