Originally Posted by K_Obeastly
I think you just described what he said in different words.
Unless I am misunderstanding the OP I would say your timing rod is set too short. When you pull the trigger does the back block close? If so, then your hoses are wrong, if not then your timing rod is probably set too short.
Reading comprehension failure. Its been a long day.
What this guy said. If you can't get it to retract even after playing with the timing rod length, your ram might be bad.