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Old 12-15-2012, 10:47 AM
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i have an 85 5.9L power ram that goes "in and out" (light goes on and off) of 4 wheel drive...weird thing is sometimes it seems to happen based on gravity--going up the driveway or steep parts down the driveway...its not the fluids, they have been checked and my mobile mechanic thinks its the vacuum lines, thinks the actuator is ok ($175 too!)...any thoughts? thanks so much, it's much needed, its my plow truck!!!
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:16 AM
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Welcome to the forum,
This forum is full of great looking trucks; packed with great mod ideas and there are loads of knowledgeable and experienced people here.

I recommend asking your question in the 'Help Zone' (about 1/2 way down the main page) so it has a better chance of being seen by the techs as they don't frequent the introduction section. The main page can always be accessed by clicking on the banner on the top of every page.

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Old 12-15-2012, 01:31 PM
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Good to have you with us, I hope you enjoy the board!
You might want to try posting your question here where more mechanical minded people will see it and greater your chances for an answer
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Sounds like a cool truck, any pics you can share? We'd love to see your ride! I can't help with your question but posting it in the section BlueJet recommended should get you the advice you need so good luck! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Welcome from Total Load Control! Enjoy the Ram! There are a ton of brilliant people and some technicians as well (myself included) on here, and we will help in any way we can. Feel free to send me a message with any questions you may have. Any info you need, we have, and if we dont, someone can find it for you. I am a soldier and myself and a few other members are Mechanics by trade. Everyone has something to offer at the Z. Looking forward to pix and seeing you active in the community!



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