I have a 2001 Dodge ram 1500 5.9 4x4. When I bought this truck I didn't realize until later that the 4x4 drive shaft was missing

Asked by Aug 28, 2016 at 09:25 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

have a 2001 Dodge ram 1500 5.9 4x4. It has
225,000 miles. When I bought this truck I
didn't realize until later that the 4x4 drive
shaft is missing. Why could this be missing?
Did the people before take it off for a reason
if you think so why?

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It could be they lost it 4 wheeling, or it twisted a yoke off,and just never bought one to replace it, or the front differential is shot so they took out the driveline to prevent it from activating.

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