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97 2500 laramie 4x4... front axle engages but wheels don't.

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39;97 2500 laramie 4x4.....

39;97 2500 laramie 4x4... front axle engages but wheels don't.

Mechanic's Assistant: Besides this, what condition is the car in?

The truck runs good and is in fair condition

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 2500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. Just to the point to see the front axle turn but not the wheel

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Dodge
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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago
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Hi Im David, thank you for visiting the site. Please allow me a few minutes to review your question.

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

engine size please

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Okay
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
drives good, no discernable front end noise
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

engine size please

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Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

do you know your truck engine size?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
5.9 L
Dodge Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 7 months ago

gas or diesel?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
plow truck heavy duty
Dodge Mechanic: Robert R, ASE Certified Master replied 7 months ago
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Hello, welcome and thanks for asking your question. My name is*****'ll be assisting you with your question today. Please give me a few moments to review your question. Also keep in mind that I do not know your skill level or abilities so I may be asking a lot of questions before I can answer. In some cases we may need to respond to each other quite a bit before I can come up with a possible solution for you. As far as phone calls, If you didn't request it, it is most likely the Website prompting you, not me. A Live Call is a "Premium Service" and will cost more money. I prefer communicating via this site, but in some cases a phone call may be recommended.

Let's start by getting some additional info about your vehicle. Can you post the last 8 digits of the VIN and the miles on the odometer so that I can do some research on this concern for you?

Thank you,

Robert

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
VIN....VJ520925
miles 111500
Dodge Mechanic: Robert R, ASE Certified Master replied 7 months ago

Hello, Sorry for the delayed response. Stepped away.

Thanks for the VIN, it looks like we are working on a Ram 2500 with a 5.9 Gas engine.

Ok, on the 4x4, when you shift it into***** does the indicator light come on in the instrument cluster indicating 4x4 operation? How are you determining that power is not getting to the wheels?

Keep me posted...

Thank you,

Robert

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