Question about 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD

1 Answer

4 wheel drive engages but hubs are not locking in

I have a 1999 dodge ram 1500 4x4 with autolocking hubs. When i shift into 4 wheel drive light comes on and feels like it engages but my front end isnt doing anything I have checked my vacume lines they look ok.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 202 Answers

Chances are that your one of your auto locks have when out on you you can replace them with the manual locking type if you dont mind getting out and locking the hubs in. and a plus to manual locks is that they are much much stronger

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

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

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Will not go in to four wheel drive


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

www.cargurus.com > 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 ...

dodgeram.org > 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 ...

www.carcomplaints.com/Dodge/Ram_1500/.../drivetrain/wont_engage_4...
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

repairpal.com > Problems > Dodge > Ram 1500

Feb 08, 2016 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

2 Answers

Front drive shaft not fully engaged in 4WD, with truck on stands all 4 wheels do rotate but if i stop front wheels the front drive shaft is not engaged


Hi,
Do you have auto locking hubs on the front wheels, or manual locking hubs?
If you have auto locking hubs chances are they are not engaging properly and will need to be removed and spline sets checked for broken teeth on locking hub and locking shaft.
If you have manual locking hubs then check that they are firm when turning to engage them in the lock position.If they are light when engaging them to the lock position then they my have broken/worn out the locking hub and spline. Also check that the engaging spring inside the hub has enough tension to engage the hubs they may be broken. If the hub are all ok then you have a problem in the transfer box, where the 4WD lever is not meshing the transfer box properly. Hope this helps, let me know how you get on.

Jason

Apr 04, 2010 | 2002 GMC Sierra C/K1500

1 Answer

I have a 1997 gmc pickup with 4-wheel drive. The


You probably have blown drive hubs. Do you have to engage the hubs at the wheels? If not and they are automatic locking and they are probably blown or seized into the unlock position. They are not too expensive to replace with manual locking hubs (My Suggestion) but the autolocking hubs are expensive. When you take the caps off the front drive spindles and try running it again you may see the axle turning inside but not the wheel. That is the best test. Wish you luck!!

Jan 05, 2010 | 1997 GMC Sierra K2500

1 Answer

How to use fourwheel drive


On an 86 you probably still had the hub locks on the outside. You have to get down off the truck and manually turn the hubs to the lock position. The hubs are located in the middle of the wheel. Then Put the 4 wheel drive gear shift to 4 hi or 4 low. At the low level it runs very slowly and very low geared. At 4 hi, it runs normal but the 4 wheel drive engages. When you are not using the 4 wheel drive it is good that you get off the truck and turn the hubs counter clockwise to the off position.

Dec 29, 2009 | 1986 Dodge Ramcharger

1 Answer

1996 Dodge Ram 1500 standard V8 4x4 - Difficult engaging or shifting into 4-wheel drive, some grinding when trying to shift 4-wheel gear shift?


!996 that's pretty old school, I don't think that has a shift on the fly feature. Maybe once the hubs are locked in.

Dec 23, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

95 dodge 2500 4x4 front axle clicks in 2wd not 4wd when engaged


Do you have automatic locking hubs? Do you need to turn hubs on wheels in order to have 4 wheel drive work? If all you do to get in 4wd is move shifter, then you have automatic locking hubs. The clicking indicates that the hubs are not fully disingaging. To check, block rear wheels, jack front up, and turn tire. the axle should not be turning...if it is, hub is still ingaged....time for new hubs.....if hubs are bad, and you want to save money, you can purchase a set of manual hubs made by (WARN)...its more than half the cost, but you will have to turn hubs to lock and unlock manually. Note...you still need to use the gear selector to put and take out 4wd.

Jul 05, 2009 | 1999 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

4 wheel drive won't engage


while in drive, engage the 4wd then shift into neutral for 2 or 3 seconds and shift back into drive. it works for my ram.

Jan 10, 2009 | 1992 Ford F250

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

704 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8215 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...