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I have a 2001 ram 2500 extended cab gasser. it will not lock in 4 wheel drive when outside temp gets cold. will lock in 4 wheel drive if outside temp warms up.

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I'm thinking lubricant in housing too thick in cold weather obviously, but I'd be tempted to call a dealer service manager, or parts guy & ask if they have any recommendations regarding the lubricant for these in colder weather. Don't cost anything to ask. Perhaps Lucas oil or similar has a product that will help. Don't know for sure if there is a synthetic lube approved for that use either, but if you can't find out locally, let me know and I'll do some more research for you if I can .

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