Drove the next day, but would not shift into 2nd. Check engine light came on again on the way home and trans began slipping next day. Thank you for your time, william R. The Dodge Ram 3500 has seals that go around the driveshaft extending from the transmission. Trans would not shift and it ground when put into reverse.
Called Chrysler 1-800-992-1997 spoke to don griesbaum, ext. The Ram 3500 owner needs to continually check the transmission fluid level and look for signs of transmission fluid leaking onto the pavement. At this time both our Dodge trucks are unreliable, and becoming increasingly expensive to continue to fix. The one brake has continually not closed properly and therefor does not wear like the other 3. This sensor measures the vacuum range of the intake manifold.
He replied that he could not disclose any information to me until my truck was disassembled at a Chrysler dealership. If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,. Atty gen, Dodge, file 9921927 on 4-18-02, may I please have a copy of this with your letterhead as well as a reply so I can foward this to the atty gen. The contact stated when the vehicle is in reverse it won't move, until he presses on the accelerator pedal several times. The vehicle felt as if it was in neutral. I was quite relieved to find it. Everything from complete transmission failure to leaking seals have plagued the Ram.
With An All Plastic Transducer Inside Pan on The Passenger Side. Any amount of help would be appreciated. Mechanic says it started in the overdrive mechanism and went from there. My husbands Dodge truck is having the same problem. It started slipping as I was driving home late one night and it completely went out two days later. The truck is only four years old, and we would have thought it to be more reliable.
No warranty help because truck was over warranty coverage by 2,950 miles. The filter easily can be replaced by draining the fluid and removing the transmission pan. The pressure solenoid controls and modifies the pressure placed across the transmission when gears are being shifted. Caravan and Ram are notorious for early trans. Took truck to aamco and they said it was caused by a check vaulve that was in the transmission line that was replaced due to a recall. With An All Plastic Transducer Inside Pan on The Passenger Side. Has there ever been a recall or has the manufacter offered any compensation for this defect? Upon taking the vehicle for repairs the mechanic informed us that the manfacturer was aware of the problem, which was caused by an inner seal groove.
I have spoken to many people who have had problems with Chrysler's auto trans. A sign that the filter is going bad is when the Dodge Ram takes a long time to engage into gear after the truck has sat for a long time or overnight. Mark answered 5 years ago Your vehicle is equipped with a manifold absolute air pressure sensor. The 2009 Dodge Ram 3500 has had six recalls, but none that deal with the transmission problems owners have had with this heavy-duty truck. I feel that Chrysler should take a closer look at this problem and take some action to correct it. The fluid was checked before the vehicle was towed, and it was thick and brown as a result of being burnt.
I asked don griesbaum if the transmission is defective with no fault on my part, how much is this going to cost me. The transmission solenoid needs to be replaced before it completely destroys the transmission. I have been making payments on a truck that has been sitting in my driveway since November. Transmission needed to be rebuilt. Same with the throttle position sensor.
Don't waste your time wasting ours! The contact stated that in 1999 he had the transmission replaced by roland Chevrolet free of charge. A Dodge Ram 3500 begins to delay shifting when there is a problem with the transmission filter. Sometimes referred to as a transmission cooler return filter, this transmission component cleans the transmission fluid. So how do you find out what problems are occurring? I would say it's not a bad tranny although it could be a something hanging up in the valve body of the tranny. This was a very dangerous and could have caused other accidents. Consumer sent in a fax copy of the internet voq. A pressure solenoid ramps on and off during shifting.
The newsgroups on the net are filled with complaints and people requesting info on class action lawsuits. With notch at bottom of bell housing, with an all plastic transducer inside pan on the passenger side, 5 pin neutral safety switch. I would check this sensor and make sure its properly mounted and check the connections. The clutch can overheat and fail due to this pressure solenoid failure. The 2006 Ram 3500 has been plagued with the most transmission complaints and problems. If the pressure is too high it causes the 3500 to buck and jerk. Scranton Dodge performed diagnostic test revealed code 37: Overdrive lockup solenoid malfunction , said trans.