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1998 dodge 4x4 activator vacum switch where is it located

Where is vacum 4x4 activator switch located

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The activator switch that engages the front axle is located on top of the axle on the right side of the Axle it will have 2 vacuum lines that plug into it usually they are red

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should start on the pass side of the intake and go to a fitting on the firewall which goes under the cowling and through the cab.

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Where is vacum switch for 4x4 located


i had the same problem with my 1996 ram. I ended up having to change the vacuum actuator on the front axle .it is located on the axle to the right side of the differential housing . Mine actually had a pinhole rusted through. It is easier to replace the mounting bracket and the actuator at the same time .

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There are three main things that could cause this. #1: in the passenger side kick panel is a module that controls the 4x4 and it should be clicking as you try to put it in 4x4.#2:There is a vacume activator switch on the transfer case located on the top on the drivers side.(If the module is clicking and trying to put it in 4x4 then I would just go to this activator switch).#3 If you replace the switch and it still dosn't go in to 4x4 there is a vacum diaphram under the battery tray that pulls the front end into 4x4.Check and make sure that there is vacum getting to the diaphram which is controled by the activator on the transfer case.If no vacume at the activator or diaphram check all the vacume hoses going into and out of the activator.If no vacume while vehicle is running suspect bad vacume line.You will need to remove the battery to test the diaphram under the battery tray.You will need to hook up some kind of battery to the cables with the battery out of the car to get it started in order to check for vacume at the diaphram.

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I have a 19996 dodge ram .whent to the snow the other day and the frot axle would not lock in and no 4 wheel light on the dash. any one know what could of happened was working right be for whet to the...


it has a vacume actuator,check vacum line,with switch on or shifter in 4x4,depending on which one it has,you shuld be getting a vacum to the actuator on top of the front axle,if not the plastic line is broke somewhere,engine might miss a little,if you have vacume the acuator might be bad,I will bet its in the plastic line

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I have a 4x4 1999 dodge ram the 4x4 work great but the 4x4 light whon go out


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My truck transfer case wont come out of 4 wheel drive


Is it auto push button. If so there are more probles could be than just one.(push button) blown fuse, now power to the switch, no power to the vacume accuator or vacume. mabe differnt size tireds, but chances are good that its a vacume proble,

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There is a vacuum switch on top of the transfer case that gets stuck check that. It redirects vacuum to the vacuum actuator on the front axle when the transfer case is shifted into 4x4.

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