Lost my driver side hub on my 84 jeep

Asked by Dec 16, 2017 at 12:39 PM about the 1984 Jeep CJ-7

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Lost my hub while up in the snow and I got
stuck in 2 wheel drive need to know if there
is a way I can lock my jeep in so I can rescue

9 Answers


If the hub is broken you will have to fix it. Bummer.

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It is broken though? Just the locking assembly is gone the spring is even still siting on the hub


You would know better than I since you can see it. I am taking your word for it. I think you need a tow.

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I would probably go and buy a new set of hubs and install them.

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It isn't broken though? It was just the 5 bolt locking assembly that vibated off the spring is even still sitti g on the hub? What I'm asking is there any way I can lock the one hub in with out the the locker being there like us there somthing I can turn becaus rthe others side can go in just fine just don't wanna burn up the gears in my front end

That's the thing wherw I live the closest auto parts is 98 miles and then I would have to wait w weeks for them to order it need to figure out something I can do to put it in four wheel drive


If you have an open differential only one side will turn if the other is in a ditch or something. This is Normal. Install chains and see what happens.


Well ain't this place a geographical oddity. Two weeks from everywhere! - Ulysses. Winch it or tow it out. Hard for any of us to say if you can still lock a hub with part of it missing.

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If you want to argue about this, argue with someone who can actually look at it.

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