Check the filter tube and O-ring, too. Jan 25, 2010 I doubt you going to get a code from the transmission. I put it into Reverse and noticed that the gear indicator on the display that shows what gear you are in wasn't showing up. It was almost like a positive feedback loop. Then again it is a Chrysler product and i'll tell ya, I drive Mopar vehicles for the reliability, durability and power. Also said that engine light was due to a moderate evaporation leak and replaced gas cap.
Slipping and popping gears are signs that your truck's in trouble. They go bad very easy common Dodge tranny problem. Primary Use: Family transportation Good, Reliable Truck — The acceleration is great in this truck. Answer sorry to pass it on. I also noticed as I came up to about 35mph that I didn't hear it change gears. P0740 is directly related and will most likely result in the need for the clutch packs being replaced. I double and triple checked to make sure the parking brake was off, so that's not it.
Truck is still in shop. The seat is a big comfort issue seeing that is where you sit to drive. Could this be a sensor problem or something in the transmission? A properly working solenoid should return a reading of between 20 — 30 ohms. We paid for everything else to get fixed and I refuse to pay for anything else. Had to flush system 3 times and keep replacing filters to get that Gunk outta my system. I would take it to another shop and get another opinion or take it to the dealer which they usually charge 70-75 buck to have it diagnose. The 2001 is much tougher.
I took it to a local Dodge dealership for a diagnostic check. Check-Engine Light came on, and it seemed like I lost 1st gear. Any of these small problems can cause the transmission to suck in air sporadically, at which point it loses oil pressure and feels like it is in neutral. The only other candidates that I could think of based on my research were the governor solenoid and governor pressure sensor. Dealer replaced prdnl gear shift once but still having problems with gear position. I'm probably going to take it to a mechanic today, but being in a new town, I don't know or trust anyone here in the area, so I wanted to see if anyone here might have an idea of what's going on. Aamco graciously rebuilt the thing for just a tad under a months salary.
Have had at shops no one really knows what causes this they guess a lot. So I need a vehicle I can rely on to handle the task. All I can find are places talking about reprogramming the controller. Of course, that meant dropping the pan which is a messy job. Usually, I could get it to shift by dropping it into 2nd gear with the shift lever, then back into drive and it would usually shift properly after that.
I have had that problem as well on my '98 3. I just put up with the quirky electronics. I think the transmission is going now and the steering pump is going too. The transmission of this vehicle also had to be replaced after only 4000 miles! Actually the tranny is shifting better than it had been for a long while, it will hold 1st gear longer now. With an all plastic transducer inside pan on the passenger side. The quickest way to test a solenoid is using a hand held ohm meter. I always have and always will drive Dodge trucks.
It's patriotic and more informative. First it was diagnosed as being low on transmission fluid claimed it was not topped off at delivery and it was causing rear sensor on trans to shut down transmission. The P,R,N,D,2,1 was showing up fine, just not the box. It was very simple to remove the old one and replace it with the new one using a Torx T-25 driver. After shifting into second no more noise and tranny shifts properly. Low hydraulic pressure can be caused by: Low transmission fluid level, blocked or partially blocked transmission fluid filter, worn or cracked o-ring seals in the transmission valve body or worn or damaged hydraulic pump.
I guess I will buy a chevy or Ford next time. I have the same problem and the dealer said it was with the wiring harness going to the transmition. After I replaced that item, I noticed no difference. Place the Driver's Position Dash Shift Lever into Park and then reconnect the Cable to the Shift Lever and tighten down the cable adjustment screw to 70 in-lbs. They only time that I have got to drive the truck is to the repair shop except when I bought it. When it slips, it will reingage after a few seconds.