Put 2 quarts in, start the engine and with your foot on the brake run the shifter threw the gears so the fluid will circulate. All we need from you is some basic information and how you'd like to be contacted. All I was told by Chrysler was to save any repair reciepts in the event the recall gets expanded. During limp mode, the manual valve provides reverse, neutral, and fourth gear. All three transmissions, as used in 2012 and onwards, have a single-piece case, two-stage pump which shuts the secondary side at higher speeds, for efficiency , and similar valve bodies. If you are having problems with the transmission in your 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
My Dodge Ram 1500 has a hemi and there were no problems entering the interstate without any delay to reach the marked speed and merge with the traffic. During this time, you should also rotate your tires to even out the tread wear. It has had a new torque converter. I then started to smell a foul smell resembling natural gas. I then got my vehicle back after 18 buisness days in the shop and I heard the grinding again 950 miles later. Why is 2006 not covered when there have been 17 complaints of the same thing on this website alone? Stopped the vehicle and found that the fluid had leaked out of the rear pinion bearing housing.
To help you along in keeping your vehicle performing well, here's your Ram 1500 maintenance schedule. The transmission-control is built into the powertrain computer. I have 2800 miles on it now and still can't get used to the feeling. Time is tricky because every driver is different, so mileage is the best way to measure your vehicle's necessary maintenance. Is this normal in a truck? The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. Now every time I go up a hill it does that. You have to floor it to get it up hills.
I took it into the dealer and they could not duplicate the problem and inspected my vehicle stating that there were no leaks, fluid was fine and transmission was in good shape. I was going up a hill behind a car that was going about 30 to 40. The underdrive, overdrive, and reverse clutch assembly snap rings are not interchangeable between transmissions. You just don't want to over fill it. Sounds like Chrysler should be buying these trucks back so all there customers dont have to risk there lives driving down the road in a poor designed vehicle the produced.
I suggest this, it may take some time but if everyone has this issue we could all seek legal advice and take it to a larger scale. That shakes me around like that. Conveniently, you can schedule your service online. I think this is a bit more important than a wiper motor. Underdrive clutch clearance is not adjustable, but reverse clutch clearance is, via a selectable snap ring. If you are having problems with the transmission in your 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Dodge says it's designed to do this.
Not sure why there allowed to keep them on the streets being so dangerous to drive. This is very strange because I have no documented work on my transmission and it went 19793 miles with no leaks and randomly started to leak??. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2012 Ram 1500. I proceeded to the turning lane going 35pmh when all of sudden the rear end locked up and started fishtailing and spinning till it came to a stop. Continued driving to get it home then the truck started surging when I would let off the gas but would go away when I pressed the gas.
The contact stated that while driving 65 mph, when the contact heard an abnormally loud noise emit from the vehicle. If the transmission fluid level on your 1500 is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Due to the heat generated in the transmission, the fluid can break down over time. Truck just purchased and currently in the shop pending replacement tie rods, power steering pump replacement and any other fluid issues they find to get the components working in synergy. Every time I take it in there they tell me there is nothing wrong with it.
Understand Your Maintenance Schedule The best way to explain your Ram 1500 maintenance schedule is to break it down by mileage. Until the nightmare that I have been hearing about came true. The transmission engages in such a way as to cause my body to move forward then back, I took it back to the dealership on three occasions, they changed the fluid and put in two new filters, still same problem, I was told by the mechanic of 22 years that's the new transmission feature to keep it from wearing out, it only engages when you stomp on the gas??? My abs light, e brake light and engine light came on. Partly for that reason, in 2012, when Ram started selling a higher-output Cummins diesel truck with 800 lb-ft of torque , they beefed up the torque converter and modified the shift algorithms for durability. Problem started with my speedometer fluctuating while on the interstate going 65mph then suddenly fell to 0 and stayed there. Yet there is recall 14v79600 which covers only 2005 and 2009-2012 model years. It had only 7,000 miles on it.
The contact was able to maneuver the vehicle to the side of the road. Waahoo, what about the other 3?. These vehicles should not be made available to drive if there this dangerous. When you are traveling around 30 mph it feels like you are driving a stick shift in 5th year. When adding transmission fluid to your 1500, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.