The quickest way to test a solenoid is using a hand held ohm meter. Now move forward 33 months and the same problem occurs again. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer where they stated the transmission solenoid was defective. He got every penny back. It is designed for rear wheel drive vehicles and is usually paired with the smaller V8 engines.
You're driving down the road and the check engine light comes on. I drive it to the dealership feeling like this is the same as the earlier problem. The tuck has less than 7,000 miles on it. The transmission in a Dodge truck has a few common and known problems for most model years. 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.
Two months and it blew again. The outside temp was 91 degrees. I have had it in 3 different dealers shops the first one did some work to the valve body to no avail and said it must be in the computer. The check engine light comes on andagain the transmission is not shifting properly. Two days later his tranny blew, they replaced it.
Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. Most orders are shipped the same day. Shifted back into 2 wheel drive high. It went back 3 times, with multiple mechanics and our friend, the salesman, all listening and agreeing, sounds like a bad transmission. The contact turned the 4wd control selector off and proceeded to drive. Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details.
The first event was in June 2013, then twice in August 2013. Few days later service 4wheel drive light appeared. I thought that maybe I had accidentally put the truck into manual, but I knew that I had not. The day came for the hearing and the judge threw it out for improperly filing it. Should I get rid of this truck now or wait and see? 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.
The truck is currently at the dealership being repaired. I have had many other issues with the truck as well that I will file separate complaints on each issue. He filed for the lemon law. Until I drove it again the next day. But the powers that be at dodge said since there is no fault code there is no problem. The plunger is in turn attached to one of the shift valves in the valve body.
Yesterday another cold start and the transmission locked in 4th. He still had to make all payments during the year it took for the hearing. Dealership replaced valve body assembly in transmission. Now this current problem I have involves the transmission. But it was inconvenient to take it to the dealership, return home, then return the next day to pick it up. Besides the rear door locks being inoperable like before, the electrical issues started the following week tipm. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers.
I stopped, put the truck in park, and turned the vehicle off. The dealer stated that the sealed unit for life gear assembly was coming apart internally. This was repaired and all seemed fine. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Transmission Solenoid product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. Don't know if it is slipping, or not downshifting properly or what is going on but dodge took no interest in it. I replaced it and didn¿t have any other transmission issues. If you get no reading you have a break in the internal wire coil.
I took it without signing anything for 3 days. It might also not be seated correctly. The third time after having no transportation for three days, the consumer and his wife were told that a ball bearing in the valve body of the transmission was in the wrong place. Coincidentally, the problem with the tranny was this; Dodge was scrapping 4 of 5 transmissions straight off the line for problems before installation with the torque converter. The dealership was unable to determine a problem, but replaced the solenoid in an attempt to repair. While the ignition was started, the 4wd warning indicator began to illuminate.