Thank goodness that thieves don't know about this security system! They all use three planetary gearsets, three driving clutches, three holding clutches, and an overrunning clutch. How the hell do you make sure that for 5 seconds that you have to be in gear that the vehicle doesnt move. Dodge should have to replace all transmissions on the v6's since the Govt used the peoples money to bail them out. During limp mode, the manual valve provides reverse, neutral, and fourth gear. Every Ram transmission has been built by a certified builder and comes with our nation wide warranty.
The approximate failure mileage was 10,100. I am having to borrow another truck while I save for the next three months so I can afford to have this transmission rebuilt. . A week later the damn truck lost overdrive and drive so they go and rebuilt the tranny. This is totally going to ruin Christmas. I have contacted the dealer and I have to have it towed to them and don't know how long it will take because of the large amount of tranny issues they are dealing with right now. She stated that the steering wheel would vibrate violently and as a result caused damage to the front hub.
They said they had to make a software update. It would sporadically shift into 4th gear, and stay there without any type of reset like before. It started not wanting to kick down in overdrive and I took it in after the check engine light came on. Some of these include the Dodge Ram Van, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, and Jeep Grand Cherokee. So I tried to shift back into drive, but this didn't fix it. On the way I monitored the trans temp.
The solenoid pack is mounted directly to the valve body; its connector protrudes from a hole on the left side of the transmission. If you need a model that is not listed, please call us. For some reason Dodge has something called 2nd gear Prime which will destroy the clutches to overdrive if you pass a vehicle over 45 miles per hour, and the transmission drops down to 2nd gear. Partly for that reason, in 2012, when Ram started selling a higher-output Cummins diesel truck with 800 lb-ft of torque , they beefed up the torque converter and modified the shift algorithms for durability. What transmission is in my Dodge Ram? Engine light did not come on until after vehicle was turned off and then back on. I just dropped it off again and this time i told them if they couldn't fix the issue they can keep the piece. The difference between the two wheels drive and 4 wheel drive transmissions are the tail shafts.
A few days later while I was driving down the road the truck felt sluggish, almost like I was pulling a heavy load on a trailer. I only have 16000 miles on the truck now and have only had the truck a year and 3 month and have been in and out of the dealership. When I contacted my local dealer to ask for some assistance he told me that since I was not the original owner of the vehicle the chances of the district manager giving his approval for assistance was very very slim. The vehicle was taken to the dealer on three different occasions because of the engine light illuminating, the first time the dealer stated it was a transmission problem and the computer would need to be replaced, the second time the engine light illuminated again and the dealer stated it was sending the same code and they would replace the solenoid. All of a sudden the transmission dropped into 4th gear.
They do not use a 7 thrust bearing; the 11 bearing is in the input and reverse planetary assembly. I was hoping my problem was finally over but I got 17,000 miles on it now and it's sitting at my mom and dad's house with transmission problems again. We returned to the shop and he began a diagnostic. It is really annoying when I'm stuck in a gas station parking lot for 10 minutes with people waiting for me to leave. We will see I still have customer complaints number she said call back if not fixed and she would reopen the case.
While driving vehicle on highway at 65 mph, vehicle shifts atm itself abruptly into reverse for split second, causing tires to briefly lockup, then shifts itself back into drive. Dan answered 3 years ago Not an answer to anyone. The second time was another cold start event with the transmission lockedn 4th gear. I am very disappointed in this. Auto Trans Pressure Sensor Transducer.
The 2C reaction plate has to go in first when rebuilding the 2C clutch, not the separator plate. The first set of numbers indicates the part number, the second set indicates the build date and the remaining digits indicate the serial number. Had to get a custom driveshaft in the rear, and I have to manually shift the automatic, 1st then 2nd then drive which is 3rd and can't shift to 4th cause it's not electronically plugged in. This part was used in vehicles equipped with the 3. This is the third event of this type. I put it back in park then into drive again. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ram 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
What transmissions are available for 1994-2001 model years? She also stated there were transmission issues with the vehicle in the past. We carry automatic and manual units for the Dodge Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 series pickup trucks. The contact turned the 4wd control selector off and proceeded to drive. The check engine light was not on. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level.
When adding transmission fluid to your Ram 1500, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. The Crown line consists of axle, body, brake, clutch, cooling, driveline, electrical, engine, exhaust, fuel, steering, suspension, transmission and transfer case components. I took it back and instead of fixing the problem they said they couldn't duplicate the problem. These gearboxes are available in a wide variety of cars and trucks and include 8 forward speeds to enhance fuel efficiency. Prior to the failure, around 2,400 miles, I had the transmission fluid cooler replaced with a new Ram 3500 transmission fluid cooler, the transmission fluid, and filters were also replaced. I replaced it and didn¿t have any other transmission issues. My frustration is overwhelmed by disappointment and sadness in this situation as I continue to work hard and come home to a truck I am making payments on but have no ability to drive because of the sad craftsmanship that Dodge has now become.