Question about 1996 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

Actuator?? I'm looking for a 1996 dodge 1500 v;8 - 4 wheel drive actuator for front drive axle. it is sqauare and bolts to the axle with 4 bolts

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.


    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 10 Answers

That is a dealer item there are some aftermarket manual actuators but they also have their own problems such as not fully engaging or disengaging. Find a Chrysler dealer and fork over some cash.

Posted on Dec 03, 2008


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

I need a diagram of a 2001 dodge ram 1500 four wheel drive front axle

Search Results
    images for I need a diagram of a 2001 dodge 1500

    Replace front axle seals 1998 Dodge Ram 4X4, part 1 ...

    ? 14:28
    Nov 1, 2010 - Uploaded by spelunkerd
    If you have gear oil leaking from a front axle tube then this is a ...a circular hole saw (he says about 2-2 1/4"), grinding the teeth down, ... Hey my 2001 ram has a big puddle coming from it'sdriver side wheel could this be it?.

Feb 08, 2016 | Dodge Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Will not go in to four wheel drive

Dodge Ram 1500 Questions - 4WD not engaging all the ... > Questions > Dodge > Ram 1500

CarGurusOct 18, 2013 - to get it into 4LOW is to 1st get it into HI and then stop and shift it intoLOW. ... I have a 98 Dodge Ram 1500 that I can not get the 4 wheel drive to ... what web site can i go to so i can see how the inside looks on timing gears.

Diagnosing 4WD Engagement Problems on Dodge Ram ... > Main > Tech > Maintenance
Nov 1, 2000 - This shift will be easier if you momentarily release the accelerator pedal. Apply a ... Do not attempt to shift to or from 4L while transmission is in gear or clutch is engaged. ... OK, now when you shift into 4WD it gets a little more complicated. .... I have a 97 RAM 1500 Club Cab Sport 4 X4 and I am having

2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Won't Engage 4 Wheel Drive: 20 ...
Ram 1500 Won't Shift Out Of 4 Wheel Low - Ram got locked into 4 wheel low. Found this ..... It would not go into full time 4 wheel drive or go into 2 wheel drive.

Software Update and Axle Disconnect Actuator ... - RepairPal > Problems > Dodge > Ram 1500

Feb 08, 2016 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

1 Answer

The four-wheel-drive will not engage on my Dodge ram 1500 pick up truck. The four-wheel-drive light just blinks .

have you check the actuator on the front axle had the same problem ended up being front actuator it also could be vac line to transfercase

Jan 09, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Why is my 2001 dodge ram 1500 slow to engage into 4 wheel drive

theres a vaccum actuator on the front axle make sure you have good vaccum to it if so its prob. the actuator

Jun 08, 2012 | Dodge Ram 1500 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 1992 K-1500 truck with a 4.3 engine. The four wheel drive will not engage. I have replaced the actuator and the transfer switch already. The front drive shaft will turn but the front end still...

take actuator back out then plug connector back on it but leave it out of axle now turn key on and shift into 4 wheel drive if actuator moves out then problem in in front axle u need to pull right half of axle apart if it doesnt move then it electrial problem to actuator check fuse

Feb 09, 2010 | 1992 Chevrolet K1500

3 Answers

The four wheel drive on my 1996 Chevrolet C/K 1500 Z71 doesn't seem to be working. I can shift the floor shifter to 4H or 4L and no indicator light comes on and it is only in 2wd. What could be the issue?

Check the 4WD fuse and the illumination fuse in the I/P fuse block. Also check the Transfer Case Switch and the Front Axle Actuator for a fault. I would say that the Front Axle Actuator is the most common failure. I think there is even an updated actuator asy available. Check with you local chevy dealer for price and availability.

Feb 06, 2010 | 1996 Chevrolet K1500

1 Answer

Four wheel drive wont engage. Tranfer case is

Sounds like you either have a vaccum leak or your 4 wheel drive actuator is not working to engage the front differential.On my 98 ram there is a black and red plastic lines that are used for the vaccum lines. They are underneath and go from the transfer case to the front axle, check to see if one or both might be cracked or broke completely.If the lines are good then it could be your actuator on the front axle. A new one is about $93 at advance auto parts and not very hard to replace

Dec 15, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD

1 Answer

4 wheel drive makes noise while in 2 wheel drive

There should be a plug on the front/steer axle. unplug the actuator. this should unlock it.

Mar 21, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Club Cab

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

225 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts


Level 3 Expert

79186 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Dodge Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides