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  1. Gen 2 Dodge Ram
    Just got a 1996 Ram 1500 4x4. The 4wd sticks and doesn't go back into 2H without driving about 100 feet. When it's in 4WD there is a clunking coming from my front end. The transfer case fluid came out clean and so did the oil change. The vacuum going to the CAD seems sufficient.... What's the...
  2. Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    any idea would could be problem i change out the passenger side cv axle i notice small leak on box where axle goes in but wont engage in 4 wd on shifter or nothing any ways i can test it out before having to pay take to shop would help out alot. but serv 4 wd cuts on when i cut truck on then...
  3. HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION
    Anyone else having "Service 4WD" with grinding from what I believe is the transfer case? Returning from a camping trip, towing 5,000# camper, 50 mi from home, it suddenly sounded like I was dragging a chain. Few seconds later "Service 4WD" came on, and as I'm slowing down the grinding...
  4. South West
    Hey all! I recently started having an issue where my truck will downshift 6th to 4th) upon reaching high rpm (acceleration only) above 50mph after disengaging my 4wd or while in 4wd. What could be causing this? Anything I can do to self troubleshoot this?
  5. 1998 Dodge Ram 2500 V8 Magnum 5.9l 360

    Would love some opinions on what would be some good upgrades on it (with anything). I've heard several opinions from some people i know but nothing that i have wanted to do. I do use the truck as a daily driver and to pull trailers.
  6. LD RAM - General Discussion
    Hey fellow ram owners today I am embarking on the task of replacing the transfer case shifting linkage for my 4 x 4 2005 Dodge ram 1500 Rumblebee. on the way home from a trip to Chicago ( I live in Kentucky ) my shifting linkage fell out on the highway when i hit a bump I pulled over and went...
  7. 2019 Dodge Ram Forum - DT
    We took our all-new 2019 Ram 1500 on a little 4WD test drive while on vacation in Colorado last week. Not any serious off-roading... There was one point where the truck had to do a little work to keep moving forward. During this time I saw a message quickly flash across the instrument cluster...
  8. 2016 Dodge Ram Forum
    I'm looking at 2 trucks right now, both 2016 Ram 1500 5.7L and pricing is within $500. One is a CPO true blue lonestar crewcab 5.7" bed with 21k miles 2WD w/ LSD 3.21 gears and the other is a red big horn quad cab 6.2" bed with 36k miles 4x4 w/o LSD 3.21 gears. I was wondering which is the...
  9. 2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    I have a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport with about 120k on it. I bought it used with about 60k on it. Today my ABS indicator light, SRV 4WD indicator and my traction control indicator all came on and stayed on. When I was driving, approaching a red light I applied the brake, the traction control...
  10. Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    So i was crusing in the snow with a buddys stock 2015 ram sport. ( I have a 2015 5.7 SLT with several factory adds such as 3.92 diff. 8 speed torqueflite trns, tow package, skids plates, etc etc. ) What i noticed was he has 4WD auto which is in addition to my selection.(2wd/4low/4wdlock) My...
  11. Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    So, I'm in a pickle. I bought 285/70/17's and a 2" leveling kit for my 2012 Ram 1500 4wd. Everything was going nice and smooth up until the last bolt. The lower strut bolt is sized to the bushing. I tried hammering, breaker bars, impact gun (even one impact on one end and another on the reverse...
  12. LD RAM - General Discussion
    My 15 Outdoorsman is my first truck, and also my first more traditional 4wd. And I'm looking for some general pickup driving tips from those of you who know the ropes. I'm from Edinboro, PA so I've got plenty of experience driving in the snow, but most of it has been fwd or awd vehicles. Since...
  13. 5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys, I have an 03 RAM 2500 with manual transmission. When I put the transfer case into 4hi, the 4x4 light comes on and everything seemsto be fine. When I start moving, the 4x4 seems completely operational. However, less than a minute into driving the transfer case drops back into 2hi. It...
  14. V10 Specific Topics
    So ive google searched this a bunch and cant find anything helpful...does my 98 ram 2500 have auto locking hubs or do i have to get out and turn a switch on the wheel hub before engaging the 4wd selector stick? My truck has hub caps an i havent popped them off yet This is my first 4wd vehicle...
  15. Electrical
    So, this is my first thread. I am now the happy owner of a 1999 Dodge Ram extended cab 4x?. I know the 4wd does not work properly because there are vacuum hoses that need to be replaced between the transfer case to the front axle, but I do not plan on tackling that until I figure out the 4wd...
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  17. 5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    So I live in Minnesota. We get snow and what not obviously! I've had my (first) truck, 2008 Dodge Ram, since early last spring and have made it through the winter pretty unscathed.. haven't had a ton of snow here.. but I do have a few questions mainly relating to 4wd lock. I do have weight in...
  18. 5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    OK so i have a 98 dodge ram 1500 5.9L 4wd and so about a month ago my 4wd just quit working but the 4wd light was on and never blinked. I presumed it was the actuator since the vacuum lines were good. Once i replaced it, it seemed to move with more force than the old one so i figured that was...
  19. Custom Chassis - Drive Line, Suspension - Lifting
    Hey im looking to add a 4 inch lift kit to my stock 1500 4WD. Mainly want it for looks with occasional off roading here or there nothing crazy. Has anyone used the RC 3.75 combo lift? I am looking for an economy suspension lift that sits around 4" so I can keep my 33" AT's. What are some decent...
  20. 2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    This is my first post here. I have a 2013 Ram 2500 4WD diesel. I have right at 2,000 miles to date. I put larger wheels and tires on a week after purchase LT295/70R18 I also had a MAXX suspensions 2 inch leveling kit installed and realignment done. The truck drove great and looks great...
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