Upon further inspection, he observed that the transmission fluid level was low. Dodge trucks are considered dependable by some, and are used extensively for hauling and towing. First dealer claimed pinion bearings were worn, problem was not with transmission. The rpms revved very high when the vehicle went into second gear after accelerating from a complete stop position. The car will be lifted up to dismount the old one. If this is normal why is it getting worse the more we drive it. Drove as far as I could approx 2 miles down road and lost all gears but reverse this time no weird sound.
I took it to the dealer at about 25K and they said the bands were loose and the computer needed a update for the programing. The gear then shifted to reverse independently. Tried to adjust shift cable and there was no room to adjust. Have you considered what you will be using for a fuel and engine managment system? Dealer says all checks out okay. When i took the old one out it just had some builtup crap on it that kept it from working. Because of the abuse they take, they suffer the same kinds of problems over the years.
It damaged the house, lawnmower, power wheel car and radiator. This issue is under review by Chrysler. The first is in the dash. The problem came back the next day. My recommendation is to swap everthing and change that 98 to a 01, auto trans and everything.
It doesn't seem to be coming from the engine it runs very nicely. Of course, that meant dropping the pan which is a messy job. Take it to a reputable transmission shop I'm sure there are known fixs for all the problems and they can be incorporated with a rebuild or tranny upgrades. Who will get maimed or killed? Sometimes it won't get shifted at 25 mph. I am writing now to complain about our most recent vehicle failure which most certainly is a safety issue.
The air conditioner has been repaired four times. The contact did not take the vehicle to the dealer and waited for a recall notice; however, they stated that no recall was issued. Better viscosity when cold, better stability when hot, and will reduce your tranny temp by 20-30 degrees. This sediment is the friction material that has fallen off the friction discs which are located inside the transmission. Even after it does it still shifts funny when its below 45. Automatic Transmission problem 14 This concern regarding the power train - automatic transmission also includes the operation of the cruise control! When the vehicle was placed in reverse the transmission automatically went to second gear. Anybody out there try this Level Ten outfit yet? We believe that our vehicle should also be covered under this recall.
They would warranty the work for 12 months or 12,000 miles. When she turned the ignition off, the vehicle began to roll backwards striking the contact. Not Good Mind You, but better. How Can I Tell If It's Internal Transmission Damage Requiring An Overhaul? Open the driver side door and look at the left side of the driver side dashboard. The dealer stated that the transmission and valves failed and that the clutch and valves needed to be replaced. When your transmission is sick and you ask more from it, it usually demonstrates the problem with even more enthusiasm.
While this has happened only once, to me that is once to many. The entire automatic transmission assembly will be taken off from the engine. Checked the shifting mechanisms and there was no problem with any parts. Obviously, Dodge made a hunk of junk and I bought one. There is a further downfall, if your truck sees quite a bit of inner city traffic with stop and go driving, the transmission heats up along with this seal and causes premature wear which further compounds the problem. This thing needs a 4spd auto with closer ratio's or a manual. Receipt of certified letter from national dispute center-dallas, Texas.
The current and failure mileages were 15,109. I just got in from changing the tranny fluid and filter. Outside of the fast clicking which just started recently it shifts okay and runs okay. Your local Auto Salvage Yard will have a changeover guide and be able to tell you if that trans will fit either engine. The truck only has 67,000 miles on it.