HELP ! I need help !

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This morning, I got a problem with my Fiji.

Impossible to shift in 4 wheel drive. The t-case lever is sticked in H2, no rearward movement. I can move it, lateraly, right and left. I know it's not suppose to but it's doing so since I bough it.

The right position places the t-case in neutral and the left one gives the H2. No rearward movement at all.

I never had problem shifting H2-H4 or H4-N-L4 except this morning. ANY IDEA?

P.S.: I own the Haynes Manual and will try somethings today since actually it's warm at 32F. Tomorrow, sunny but about 0F.
 
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Sometimes the just need a little movement to get things to line up nice. Put it in 1st or reverse and move it a little bit in the appropriate direction and then see if it will go into 4wd.
 
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With that amount of post count, I would be crazy to not try your suggestion.

I already tried 1st and reverse moves but I am going out there to make it rock and give it a couple of tries.

P.S.: I am able to drive it without any problem or grinds.
 
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No ! In 2hi !

Since I own it, I am able to move it right, in neutral. The stick is forwarded and tracked only at the rear (propulsion). The front manual hubs are locked but no traction at all.

P.S.: Here, it is raining and icing at the same time so Fiji is able to skate but only at the rear end.
 
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My (vacuum shift) was filled with water, and the water froze up the shifting last winter when it got cold enough. It shifted when things warmed up. Perhaps a bit of heat directed in the direction of the shift mechanism?

You have 32 degrees now? It just dropped to -7 here!
 
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Just wondered if there might be some way yours could have iced up. (Condensation within your transfer case?)

Yes, -7 degrees Kelvin! :slap:

And it started up immediately. 4WD shifts great. Maybe it is too warm where you are, PO!! :D
 
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Update !

I checked under the truck and nothing disconnected. It seams that I will have to dissasemble the tcase to look at the problem. Still running in 2wd-hi but I need 4wd-hi minimum with current weather condition.

Not enough money for that kind of fun (Oh! Christmas!), so I will fix that next summer.

But I am still curious to know where the problem came from since the lever works perfectly the night before and suddenly didn't move the next morning. I don't think weather is the cause since temperature was good and we had worst weather before, much more worst. ??? :'(
 
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Yesterday (32F), I drove for 4 hrs on highway in 2wd-hi. Nothing moved!

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Probably threw more snow up in there, packing it tighter. I say: 40 degrees F for at least 4 hours before you give up and tear it out.
 
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ya! take a good grade commercial heat gun take the t-case boot off and heat it up until that baby is HOT then trying using it! 8)
 
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IDAVE, did you have water in the shift diaphragm or solenoid? ??? My 62 did not work last night and is the first time I ever had a problem. should I take out the diaphragm and heat it up to dry it out? Thanks.
 
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[quote author=UGLY88 link=board=1;threadid=9403;start=msg85705#msg85705 date=1073426098]
IDAVE, did you have water in the shift diaphragm or solenoid? ??? My 62 did not work last night and is the first time I ever had a problem. should I take out the diaphragm and heat it up to dry it out? Thanks.
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Yup, the water POURed out when I opened it up.
 
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Oh, probably you just need to get the ice to liquid state and drain it out. Then, when you can fix the gasket, work on drying it out completely.
 
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Do you think the diaphragm is bad? would it be from the ice? how does the water get inthere to begin with? Sorry for all the questions.
 

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