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I have a 4wd 98 ram 1500 360 and when i move the shifter it will not go into 4wd, the light doesn't come on or anything its like its not even there i believe it may be the vacuum lines but i dont know where to find them please help

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I have a 97 with the same problems, there are 4 vacume lines that come from the top of the transfer case, 2 of them go to your front axle on the passenger side to the locking switch, the other 2 go up behind the motor by the firewall and connect to vacume somewhere around the distribitor. if you see where the 2 go up behind the engine and connect let me know because my problem is i dont know where to connect them too. this is a hard plastic line and mine are very brittle so u may have broken one of these small lines

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Pistol09pete,

It sounds like you have a problem with the vacuum lines that travel from the transfer case (these should be color coded lines that are green, red, and black). Goodluck

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