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  1. How to: Oil and transfer case fluid change

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    Totally forgot to change my transfer case fluid, so I figured I'd to it right around when my oil change was due. I approached this a little differently. Rather than doing a long drawn-out voice over, I simply recorded myself doing the oil and fluid change, and edited it so you can see each of...
  2. 4HI Will Not Remain Engaged

    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...
  3. Diff and T-case fluids

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    Alrighty gents, as promised here is my writeup from Saturday when I finally got around to changing the front and rear diff fluids and transfer case fluid. Sorry there's not more pics, but the wife was already upset that I chose this to spend our first Saturday afternoon back together despite the...
  4. Rockland Standard BW 44-44 Part Time Conversion

    Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    Alrighty laddies, I know there has been much discussion on the Borg-Warner (isn't it Aisin-Warner now?) 44-44 full time transfer case on the higher end Rams, and dissatisfaction with the clutched engagement mechanism it uses compared to the locked mechanism used in the part time 44-45. For a...
  5. Feedback Needed--Replacing Transfer Case

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    We bought a 2003 Ram 2500 on 12/31/14. Five days later the 4WD quit...transfer case was shot. We're torn on what to do. The truck has 100,000 miles and has been bought as a construction truck. We plan to have it, hopefully for 200,000 more miles. We have no core to return. Remanufactured...
  6. Transfer case or axle issue?

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    '96 Ram 1500 4x4 with auto trans. Replaced transfer case 6 months ago with used one; problem has returned. In 2-WD, when accelerate hard, I hear a momentary grinding noise (loud, like shifting a manual trans w/o using a clutch). After hearing it, I pull over and the front driveshaft seems...
  7. Drive train upgrades

    Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion
    Just a disclaimer: I'm still REALLY new to this stuff, but the bug bit me hard so I'm learning as I go! I've got a 97 1500 4x4 with a NP231 and was wondering if anybody knew of any kits to make it a bit stronger? Or even a case that I could swap in to replace it? These Idaho back roads can fill...
  8. Vibration for an unknown source

    Suspension
    Here's the story. About a month ago I was passing someone a got to a relatively high speed around 95mph I believe. At this speed the truck began to vibrate very loudly in a droning fashion. A few moments later after I got down to high way speed white smoke began poring out the back. long story...
  9. 4 wheel drive issue

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    I've got a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 4x4 V8 5.2 318 gas im having a problem with my 4 wheel drive, when i put it in 4 high it works, but when i drive and put it in 2 wheel the front driveshaft keeps spinning and makes a loud noise when it stops, in 4 low it pops out of gear but also works i just...
  10. Newbie with 4x4 vacuum issue

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi, I recently bought a 2001 Ram 1500 with the 5spd manual and 4x4. The day after I got it home I changed all the oil :engine(5.2),transmission(NV3500),transfer case(np231d), and both front and rear diffs. Everything runs perfect on the truck except the 4 wheel drive. The front driveshaft...
  11. Newbie with 4x4 vacuum issue

    Newbie Checkin!
    Hi, I recently bought a 2001 Ram 1500 with the 5spd manual and 4x4. The day after I got it home I changed all the oil :engine(5.2),transmission(NV3500),transfer case(np231d), front and rear diffs. Everything runs perfect on the truck except the 4 wheel drive. The front driveshaft wont spin...
  12. 2005 1500 AWD transfer case exploded view

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Anyone know where I can find an exploded view of a transfer case out of a 2005 dodge ram 1500 AWD?
  13. Where to buy??

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    Ok so my four wheel drive has not worked in quite awhile and i have figured out (i hope) that it is my actuator. and now im stuck. i cant figure out where to buy an actuator. i have an 07 dodge ram 1500 big horn. i really need my four wheel drive with where i live so ANY information on where to...
  14. where to buy???

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    Ok so my four wheel drive has not worked in quite awhile and i have figured out (i hope) that it is my actuator. and now im stuck. i cant figure out where to buy an actuator. i have an 07 dodge ram 1500 big horn. i really need my four wheel drive with where i live so ANY information on where to...
  15. Where in Haities did my shift linkage Rod go..?

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    does anyone know where i can buy the complete transfer case linkage rod assembly for the in floor shifter ?????????????????..i can get one from MO-MONEY... there has got to be a cheaper way.they should be giving them out to us being thay are made to drop out at any giving time and tumbling down...
  16. Vacuum lines on front axle

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Does anyone know a part number for the two vacuum lines that go from the transfer case to the front axle on the passenger side. I think they are plastic I broke the red one while installing my suspension lift and need to replace it. Also is it safe to drive till I get the part I think it just...
  17. 96 Ram - transmission/transfer case question

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    1996 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L manual 5 speed transmission. Just put a new transfer case in the pickup last winter. Recently driving down the road, transmission popped out of gear with no grinding noise whatsoever. Now i only have 4th gear? There is no grinding sounds or anything when trying to get...
  18. 4x4 Service - Front/Rear Diff, Transfer Case Fluid Change

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    Took my 2009 5.7 in for a check-up at 44,500 miles and the Dealer says I'm overdue for what they call a "4x4 Service". This consists of changing the Front and Rear Differential as well as Transfer Case Fluids. Is this necessary? If so, is this something that your average Joe can accomplish in...
  19. Front drive shaft,Transfer case, Bearing ?????

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    I have massive wobble in my front drive shaft. I made a quick 39 second youtube video so you can see. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JZ0ebjcaDQ Does anyone know if this is a bearing needing to be replaced or is my whole transfer case shot. Any help would be great. 4wheel drive only shifts...
  20. 4x4 engages, but no light

    Electrical
    Hey folks, another 4wd question for you. I know the other fella has a 4wd light that flashes, but for me, the transfer case is engaging smoothly but the dash light isn't illuminating. I checked the t-case for a switch in the housing that would send the signal that the front driveshaft was...
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