The truck is only four years old, and we would have thought it to be more reliable. Now I have a high performance transmission that shifts right, and can handle up to about 700hp. When I picked up the truck it felt as though it had pillows on all four tires. Mine shifted to early when I first got it. The one brake has continually not closed properly and therefor does not wear like the other 3. With 3 pin neutral safety switch. This is a big and heavy truck with lots of windage.
Park position with ignition key in the lock position, vehicle shifter moved out of park, knocked owner down and ran over me, continued to roll back hit second car, continued to keep going until it hit a curb. Other than this the truck is stock. Up next: Upper and lower ball joints. Has there ever been a recall or has the manufacter offered any compensation for this defect? I want to be a good citizen and keep the truck emissions down as designed by Cummins and Dodge, but at some point you have to consider that the trade offs might not balance out. It's expensive enough to purchase the vehicles without continually putting money into them to keep them running, especially when the trucks are only 4 years old.
With An All Plastic Transducer Inside Pan on The Passenger Side. I have been making payments on a truck that has been sitting in my driveway since November. Thank you so much for your help and your internet site. Transmission needed to be rebuilt. I thought at the time that the rear tires were breaking lose. Number one is this truck suffers from a wandering, less than precise steering.
This was after the shift, and while under power and still climbing. Consumer learned of the trans coolant connect recall. Finally gave up and took a large bastard file to the mounts on the shocks and took off a little bit of steel. You tighten up a bolt to spread the mount, and loosen to retract the tool. I asked don griesbaum if the transmission is defective with no fault on my part, how much is this going to cost me. I beat on the mounts forever and tried using a big pry bar to spread them. They dropped right in and I was on the final journey to finishing the shocks.
Ended up buying some crummy Harbor Freight ratcheting box wrenches. A mechanic ant the transmission repair shop indicated that this was due to the coolant not circulating through the transmission when vehicle was idling in the park gear. Consumer sent in a fax copy of the internet voq. No warranty help because truck was over warranty coverage by 2,950 miles. At this time both our Dodge trucks are unreliable, and becoming increasingly expensive to continue to fix. I ended up beating the hell out of mounts on the truck with a 5lb sledge hammer to open them up. Thank you for your time, william R.
It comes with the exact structure of the default automatic transmission filter that came with your vehicle as it came out of the production line so that you could be certain of its overall performance. Transmission or driveshaft is still noisy, but does not seem to effect anything. He replied that he could not disclose any information to me until my truck was disassembled at a Chrysler dealership. 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 found tire inflation to be around 50-55psi.
The cruising speed for my 95 is only about 60, its top speed at wide open throttle would only be around 70 plus. For others that might read this, be sure if you are looking to buy one of these that you get either a 5 speed manual or the 3 speed overdrive which is actually a 4 speed automatic. But finally everything came together, and I bought a plane ticket, shortly thereafter flew out of Sacramento and landed in sunny Santa Barbara. Up next were the front shocks. Also once trans is disassembled, it cannot leave the dealer until it has been fully repaired. I inflated the tires to 61psi and the truck no longer feels squishy, but it still feels like it needs suspension help. The ride is not so comfortable though.
Said ok to drive until transmission starts slipping. Left Coast Diesel — got that all sorted out for me. Caravan and Ram are notorious for early trans. Max inflation on these D rated tires to be 65psi. This was a very dangerous and could have caused other accidents. Scranton Dodge performed diagnostic test revealed code 37: Overdrive lockup solenoid malfunction , said trans. Scranton Dodge would have to disassemble the trans.