I have a 1996 Dodge Ram . when its real cold out it wont go into 4x4. if i put in the garage with the heat on for an hour or so it goes into 4x4 fine.

Asked by Jan 18, 2014 at 08:08 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 Answers

22,455

Is it manual 4x4 in the floor?

Yes its a manual shifter .

22,455

Pull it in the garage and clean/lubricate the linkage on the transfer case.

Ok i will try that in the morning. Do you think the lubricant in the transfer case could have some water in it and that could possibly be making it freeze up also?

22,455

Not likely but possible.I would say it is the linkage freezing up.

Ok i will check that and lubricate it in the morning..Thank you very much..

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