The contact coasted the vehicle into the grass and it came to a stop. Do not disassemble the core. I contacted Chrysler dispute resolution center and was told the dealer was supposed to inform me of the needed free inspection to continue lifetime warranty. At about 22,000 miles clunking again, found bolts broken again. While driving 70 mph, the contact heard a humming noise followed by a loud explosion.
They have said they don't know how this could happen,unless there was no fluid in the transfer case or it got put into reverse. These components allow for shifting between 4-high and 2-high ranges, while the vehicle is rolling. I was going down the freeway at 65 miles per hour and there was fluid all over the road after I got it pulled over. I'd like for Dodge to fix my truck for all the trouble iv had and this happen on city street and I was in motion wen this happened, if I'd hit gas pump it would have blown up and killed a lot people and children. I feel that it went into 4 wheel drive mode on it's own and am lucky to be alive. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 For customer service, availability and technical assistance. This side gear spins the spiders and the opposite side gear.
The indicator light did not show that it was. We take the time to review the Dodge Ram 2500 specs that you ask us about when obtaining our low price. Took it to a trans shop they think it may be the actuator but said they cannot guarantee thats it. The technician diagnosed that the rear assembly, frontal transfer case, both front axles, cv units, ball joints and control arms needed to be replaced. Over the years, lubricant specifications and service requirements have changed which can make choosing the correct fluid for your Transfer Case difficult. All questionable components are exchanged. Turns out it was my transfer case.
The tag provides the transfer case model number, assembly number, serial number, and low range ratio. A police report was not filed. There were no warning lights prior to the failure. The dealer informed the contact that because the vehicle was no longer under warranty, they would not be able to provide any assistance and the vehicle was not repaired. The contact was able to pull over without incident. To tear it apart and find out whats wrong with it costs about as much a just buying a rebuild and putting that in so I went with the rebuild. The axle disconnect vacuum motor is actuated by a vacuum switch on the transfer case.
When you disengage, it all works in reverse. An identification tag is attached to the rear case of every transfer case. The current and failure mileage was 109,000. This rounded part can be easily jammed inside the switch by the standard gunk in the transfer case. The failure only occurs while the vehicle is in motion and is accompanied by a loud noise. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 For customer service, availability and technical assistance. No spindle bearings to wear out, no dial to regrease, and no seals to leak.
The passengers side has a two piece axle, one half permanently connected to the wheel, one half intermediate axle shaft connected to the differential. We offer our customers a used and rebuilt Dodge Ram 2500 transfer case for less. You can call our Dodge Ram 2500 transfer case quote line at 888 -508-7153. You don't have to stop, back-up, or anything else. The vacuum switch is a known weak point. Will be replacing bolts again. Dave Last Update: November 1, 2000.
The cases will also have a 6-gear planetary 2. The transfer case serial number also provides the date of build. Four wheel high and low ranges are undifferentiated. For example, a serial number of 9-10-93 would represent September 10, 1993. As you may have noticed, there are no hubs manual or automatic on the 4x4 Ram. We have compiled the handy chart below to help you select the correct Transfer Case Fluid for your Dodge or Ram 4x4.
The part that sucks is that the passenger side seal is a bugger to replace as the seal must be pressed from inside the disconnect housing. I do have the old parts. This in turn slows the central axle and then rotates it in the same direction as the wheels. This presents as a serious vibration in the front of the vehicle feels like a tire is falling off. Then, a spring in the switch extends the plunger when the lever is retracted.