The vehicle was taken to a local mechanic who informed the contact that the reverse gear retention clip came out and disintegrated. The contact stated that the reverse gear was non-functional. I had to have the vehicle towed from the interstate and the transmission rebuilt. Here is the statistics made by the , you see that the period from 2012 to 2014 was quite problematic for the Dodge. I do not know the cost to do this yet.
At 64470 miles the trans went dry and dealer replaced another trans. Consumer had taken the vehicle to dealer when it was first purchased, due to a vibrating noise. I found 5 people in my county that have had problems with their 98 pick-ups and have had them fixed and then traded them for another brand of vehicle. Such thing could reduce the braking effectiveness and increase the chance to commit a road accident. When it does shift into overdrive and I hit a bump in road it will go out of overdrive.
They told me there were a lot of metal shavings in the transmission which clogged up the works. Year Engine Trans Type Drive 1987-2003 V6 3. I had to have the vehicle towed from the interstate and the transmission rebuilt. I want Dodge to acknowledge this problem recall probably and reimburese me for this repair. Now this is a big safety thing and there was not a recall on the faulty transmission. Get more information from Fiat-Chrysler at 1-800-853-1403.
Plus I have the cost of obtaining alternate transportation to get to work for about 14 days until I get the work completed. Problems that have been reported include transmission failure, fluctuating rpm, reverse failure, other reversing problems, breaking planetary gears and torque converter failures. The 2nd time in the shop, they replaced the transmission, clutch and slave cylinder, this worked. When I got pulled to the side of the road I checked to see if I could go and I had no transmission. I have talked with other people that have the same year Dodge pick-up and they have had similar problems.
I want Dodge to acknowledge this problem recall probably and reimburese me for this repair. Do you need to check the transmission fluid? I would really like to know why nobody has investigated this or recalled the vehicle because of this problem. There is a manufacturer's problem with this transmission!!!!!!!!!. The rebuild came with a one year warranty. To solve the problem the Dodge Company and in early 2003 the Fiat-Chrysler Company has given the appropriate torque specs how to tighten the transfer case to the transmission fasteners. Both of them are fighting for the full-size truck market. I have talked to some other guys and they owned 1998 rams and the same thing happened.
Would like it fixed I read other complaints and they had the same problem. Then at 53000 miles I took the truck in for recall work 828 , to replace the slave cylinder. After I picked the truck up from the dealer, the slave cylinder blow apart 5 miles away from the dealer on the way home. Also, there was erratic operation of overdrive kicking in without provocation. The contact stated that the reverse gear was non-functional. The first repair work was done by aamco and the warranty on their work was for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever came first.
A diagnosis showed that the failure was caused by a factory defect. It wont go in reverse. There is the list of transmissions, there you can find out what types you might have. The algorithm of searching and detecting a problem is simple and consists of several steps:. The name went after its Rear wheel drive and Full Electronic control system. Truck buck when accelerating looses engine power.
I only have 78,000 miles on my truck and don't pull heavy loads or load my pick-up with heavy loads. Information about previous generations is provided by the. Just bought the truck and had a transmission put in it. I have the same problem of shifting into drive--and reverse the engagement points are no where they are shown to be on the shifter. Second shop told me what my problem was by just knowing year and make of my truck.