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orlimar105
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 1:52 pm    Post subject: Turning in 4WD Reply with quote

I've touched on this subject in a previous post. Part of my problem was solved when I replaced the tires on my 1999 Cherokee - lack of tread was causing the front tires to skid when executing a slow U-turn in 2WD mode. Now the car turns fine in 2WD.

I still notice, however, that when I engage the part-time 4WD system, when slowly turning a corner or executing a U-turn, the front wheels fight the turn, i.e. repeatedly try and straighten out. Is this normal with the 4WD, or should I be concerned?

Thanks in advance.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Where are you doing the turns in 4wd? Yes, you'll have binding and it'll be much more pronounced on a hard surface where the tires can't slip (like the can in dirt, mud, etc.)
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should not use Part Time 4wd on pavement. It will bind exactly as you experienced and that can cause drivetrain problems. If you have a Full Time 4WD option (NP242 t-case), you can use that anytime...pavement included.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good ol' fashioned tarmac. In heavy rain.

So this "binding" is intentional?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

When you turn, the wheels want to spin at different speeds. That's the point of 4WD...so that when you are on loose surfaces (dirt, mud, snow, etc.) you get traction. But on pavemwnt, the 4WD will not let them spin at different speeds...hence the binding.

That's why you should not use Part Time 4WD on the pavement.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 05, 2006 12:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Its called wind up over in uk ! when you turn corners the outer wheels spin more than the inner wheels and can Fuck up your transfer box or diffs i think so never use it on concrete ! tool As the other guys say its fine in Mud cos u r wheels can slip or in snowy or icey conditions !
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