looking for how to repair my 4 wheel drive in 97 ram 1500

Asked by Oct 27, 2012 at 06:25 PM about the Dodge Ram 1500

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my 4 wheel drive stopped working what do i do to fix

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If your 4 wheel isn't engaging its most likely the vacuum actuator. This is mounted on front axle on passenger side. It uses engine vacuum to shift a collar on front axle to lock it in. First check if you have vacuum to actuator and check the steel vacuum lines for holes rusted through.

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