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4 wheel drive

It wont lock in when sitting still only when i give it some power and it kicks out when i slow down

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Sounds like you need to check the adjustment of the transfercase linkage, also the shift fork in the t-case could be worn or the "shoes" on the shift rail may be wore out or gone. I have run into this on many full size rams, also the vac. lines from the t-case to the front axle get dry and cracked, losing vac. or not applying it at all. Check the vac. resivor under the hood and the source of vac. from the engine to the resivor.

Posted on Nov 22, 2008

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