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89 Cherokee Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Jeeps' started by calvin89jeep, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. calvin89jeep

    calvin89jeep Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    I am very new to Jeeps or anything 4 wheel drive so please keep that in mind. Is this normal, when i put my 89 Cherokee into 4 wheel drive it drives funny on short slow turns kinda jumps a little. Driving straight its normal but if I slow down to almost a crawl and turn sharp it jumps a little. thanks everyone.
  2. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    That's normal, all 4 wheels are trying spin at the same rate and while turning they can't hence the binding.
  3. bdhunter

    bdhunter Senior Member
    Messages: 158

    Just make sure your seat belt is on Calvin, then hang on and enjoy the experience.

    BTW, get a plow on it yet?
  4. AbsoluteH&L

    AbsoluteH&L Senior Member
    Messages: 573

    Yeah thats normal, as said it's the driveline binding. Don't do it on dry pavement unless you like replacing front u-joints.
  5. calvin89jeep

    calvin89jeep Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    Jeep Binding

    Thanks fellows didn't know if it was tearing in two or what haha.
    Hi Dan been looking around local and cant find a thing, I do know of a old fellow that used to plow with a old Willys pickup I want to check to see if he kept it and wants to sell it.