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Dodge 4x4 Doesn't Engage

When I try to engage the four wheel drive on my dodge 2500 the transfer case will lock in but the vacuum actuator dosn't engage. Took vacuum lines off at the transmisson and there is no air getting pushed through the lines. Need to know my next step, or other checks to perfrom.

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  • kristyjanine Oct 22, 2008

    my name is ryan

    i have a 1999 dodge ram 1500 4x4 and when i engage the 4x4 the transfercase engages but the front axle doesnt pull how can i fix this

  • sgeer4645 Mar 28, 2009

    when i engage the four wheel drive the drive shaft from the transfer case spins but four wheel drive doesnt lock in and front axle wont drive

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1998 dodge ram quad..front end wont lock in or the lights come on to tell you its in 4x4..***** little

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It's probably the actuator located on the front axle on the passenger side. Also, check all your vacuum lines to make sure there's no broken or leaking lines.

Posted on Feb 01, 2009

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Axle lock on dodge is very simple and for the most part trouble free i thought i had the same prblem turned out it had shatterd the center pin in the front diff jack up right front tire set park brake lock in 4 wheel drive engine must be running for vacum to engage axle disconnect so in park or neutral only now by hand spin right front tire it will either only rock back and forth just about a 10th of a turn or will spin the front driveline ....... should only spin if in neutral ....... if it spins in park and driveline doesnt spin and left front in on the ground front diff is the problem

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