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06SRT8300C 09-21-2009 02:42 PM

SRT8 Burnout
So my buddy's SRT8 is now 2 wheel drive. He hit a telephone ple 2 weeks ago. He brought it in the shop they fixed all the body damage but didnt realize anything else was broken. My buddy didnt even know it was broke until he tried to launch from a red light and his rear tires just spun. Anyone know what would cause the issue?

Chaoul1 09-21-2009 02:47 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
Drive shaft to the transfer case? Transfer case is screwed because of all the crazy things you guys do? Tell him to take it to the dealership or back to the shop.

06SRT8300C 09-21-2009 03:24 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
When you start an SRT8 the transfer case puts in in AWD. When you turn it off it disengages. I am thinking that the motor or realy has burned up in the Transfercase.

Vinnysrt8 09-21-2009 03:25 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
it could be a fuse or the t.c motor or the whole transfer case

m4xm1l10n 09-21-2009 11:07 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
Tell him to leave it like that :D JK

Escape 09-21-2009 11:27 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
The Transfer case never fully dis-engages, many have tried the 2WD mod and almost all have toasted their TC...It's broken somewhere from the TC up to the front Diff, check the electronics too.

I'd tell him to fix it asap before he has no drive train left!

I've never understood burnouts...all that power going up in smoke rather than being put down to the ground.

You want grip not slip :thumbsup:


S1LV3R_GC_SRT8 09-24-2009 01:57 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
I agree with Escape. A lot of people have tried the unplugged-2WD mod only to end up damaging something mechanical or electrical.

I'd suggest to him to get it to the shop ASAP.

BJB 11-09-2009 07:46 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
If you want to run these Jeeps in 2wd "safely", pull the Transfer Case actuator motor. 5 minute job.

eddiefig 11-09-2009 08:56 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
Something got knocked out of wack. He needs to go back to the shop that fixed it AND make sure insurance co is involved. They need to know what was overlooked immediately or else they'll say it wasn't a part of the accident.

06SRT8300C 11-10-2009 04:32 PM

Re: SRT8 Burnout
Fixed now. They replaced something under warranty.

BOYCHIKS 02-03-2010 12:11 AM

Re: SRT8 Burnout

Originally Posted by 08HEMIJEEP (Post 96869)
Fixed now. They replaced something under warranty.

Good to hear.

Any problems with our t-case are never good :(

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