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Cant get my 4x4 drive to work

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by bigfoot1, Mar 10, 2007.

  1. bigfoot1

    bigfoot1 Member
    Messages: 42

    Iwwent togo plow the other day and my 4wheel drive would not engage the lever went into gear but it would not spinn the front tires??98 3500 disel
     
  2. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    On the right hand side of the front axle there should be a little vacuum motor, check to make sure it's getting vacuum when the lever is pulled into 4wd. If it is the vac motor is bad, if it isn't start looking for cracked or disconnected lines.
     
  3. maximus44

    maximus44 Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    I had this same problem on my "98 DODGE RAM 3500 DUALLY DEISEL 4X4!!
    It was a 1 way check valve that was bad.
    Part costs about $2.00.
    Yes,that was $2.00.
    It is located up on the driver's side of the engine,near the wipers.
    Hope this helps! tymusic