I have a 97 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo with a v8 engine, "the lever for 4wh is in the 2wh position, but 4wh is lit on the console. I also hear a grinding at 35mph, moving lever a tad doesn't stop it.

Asked by Feb 09, 2014 at 02:44 PM about the 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am told its always in 4wh til 35-40 mph. Then why is there 2wh, 4wh part,
4wh full, Neutral and 4wh L

1 Answer

8,625

These are notorious for this. First off, All tires have to be the same size. Tire circumference has to be within a quarter of an inch. If not, one ale will spin faster than other. This will cause a binding in transfercase, not allowing it to unlock. T-case has to be in a state of float to unlock. If you drive over an irregular surface (like 4wheeling) it should unlock. But when it is in 2wd, its just that. It does not kick in and out. Hope this helps....

Your Answer

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

  • #1
    inuevafreak
    Reputation
    2,170
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,050
  • #3
    thejeepdoctor
    Reputation
    2,000
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Cherokee
306 Great Deals out of 54,234 listings starting at $2,000
Used Dodge Durango
275 Great Deals out of 25,034 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Explorer
1,142 Great Deals out of 68,760 listings starting at $1,200
Used Jeep Wrangler
376 Great Deals out of 20,552 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
349 Great Deals out of 29,857 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
848 Great Deals out of 40,189 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford F-150
3,116 Great Deals out of 231,595 listings starting at $1,300
Used Honda Accord
849 Great Deals out of 89,028 listings starting at $1,444
Used Ford Mustang
354 Great Deals out of 42,608 listings starting at $1,488

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
4,049 listings starting at $24,690
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 624 listings starting at $21,937
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 494 listings starting at $19,888
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 1,374 listings starting at $15,899
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 596 listings starting at $12,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.