One of the most common failures according to the website is due to using Dexron fluid in a Dodge, Chrysler, or Plymouth transmission. The damn thing didn't even make a noise, it just went. Now that that's said, on to the problem. A check of equipment showed all mechanical parts to be fit, and adjusted correctly. This also results in the cruise function to not cancel when brakes are applied. Looks like my truck made it further than most of the other Dodge Rams being cited in this forum: nearly 215,000 miles, in fact.
Bought the truck in 2007 with 68,000 miles on it. We make your purchase easy with convenient Same Day Store Pickup when you. The 6 represents the strength of the transmission. This transmission unit includes a transmission case, valve body, tail shaft and housing, torque converter automatic only , and all internal lubricated parts. This transmission unit has been inspected, tested and ready to ship. Now it's on the side of the road!!! I decided to rebuild the trans.
I think I swatted at a mosquito and made that huge hole over the radio, lol. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. At 177K the trans went out again, put on another torque converter. This seems to be a regular problem, as this part is back ordered at the Chrysler dealership. This transmission unit has been inspected, tested and ready to ship. He also put a pump kit in it which ensures that the tranny fluid flows all the time.
We are fed up with Dodge pickups and will likely never purchase from Dodge again. Will never buy a dodge again, and would never recommend it to anybody else. The Ram has been a good truck. . There is no indication of failure through the instrument cluster for this fault. The mechanic who replaced it explained there is a defective valve in the transmission fluid line that sticks when driving on the highway denying the transmission fluid thereby burning it up. If it cost to much to fix the finance company will get it back.
Maybe i should have the damn thing melted down. Because of the seriousness of this fault I feel it should be a safety recall, especially since there is no factory part available to repair the condition. The torque converter is just a cheap part from the factory. A couple of months later it started making a clunk when shifting, then locked up. At this time it was determined I had no brake lights.
Told by manufacture nothing they can do problems like this just happen sometimes. I have spent thousands trying to fix this prob. If you see snap rings, springs, and actual tranny parts in the pan, yeah, you got a problem. I guess it's back to Chevy's for me. The vehicle was taken to a transmission technician where he informed the contact that the failure was common and could not be repaired. I tore out the trans agine and replaced all hard parts and seals, new shift kit,torque conv, and trans cooler.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. We were a faithful Dodge owner having had six prior Dodge pickups. Shortly before the warranty was to again run out, the old trouble surfaced. My Dodge was good to me until now. Say good-bye to grinding gears and a dragging clutch and get back to trouble-free performance when you rely on the premium transmission products at AutoZone.
BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Because of this, I lost the forward band also. AutoZone's automatic transmission for Dodge Ram is built to last and is tested for quality. Well, the truck was doing so good that we used it for another week, but this morning, on my way to work, it did to me what it had done to them, and this time, it did it permanently. Adjustments were made which helped for a few months. They called me, I recommended a quick short-term fix. With An All Plastic Transducer Inside Pan on The Passenger Side.
With great power comes great responsibility, remember? The problem surfaced again and now we were told to take the pickup back to the dealer, that the problem must certainly be in the 'computer'. After reinstalling I only had first and reverse. They replaced my transmission with another defective transmission which I was told the day after installing the new transmission would need to be replaced again. Diagnostics of the brake light problem determined the combination switch in the steering column was the culprit and had failed, causing loss of brake lights and failure of the transmission to go into coast mode when the brake pedal was applied. Took the vehicle to the dealer many times and small adjustments were made.