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#833 of 1029 2004 Dakota V6 overdrive lock-up problem
Jul 14, 2010 (7:45 am)
This low mileage vehicle has had the problem since new.
The transmission moves through the gears and locks into overdrive in a normal way but a mile or two Ė or five down the road the tachometer will start to slowly rise by 500 to 600 RPM. It appears the O/D has slipped out of lock-up for no apparent reason. It doesnít jump out of O/D, it drifts out of O/D as if the torque converter is slipping.
I can lock it up again by: 1) turn the O/D off and back on. 2) pull the gear shift down to 2 and back up to 3. 3)stop the vehicle and restart the journey. All effective in re-locking the O/D but all very temporary.
This condition does not set any codes. Three Dodge dealers have tried to fix. The throttle position sensor has been replaced. On the advice of Chrysler hot line the last dealer replaced the computer control module.
Two months ago Chrysler hot line told the dealer to find a similar vehicle and compare itís performance to mine. Nothing has happened since and I assume everyone is just waiting till my 7 year power train warranty expires. I have written to Chrysler 3 times but their response is always that I need to rely on my dealer for service. Iím open to any and all suggestions.
#834 of 1029 1990 dakota 3.9 reverse issue... HELP
Jul 16, 2010 (5:50 pm)
I am having problems with my truck going into reverse only when it feels like it. I got in it this evening it went right into reverse. I drove it around the yard parked in the same level spot and now i have no reverse again and you can hear a slight grinding as if it were trying to engage and it just cant... Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. I really love this truck but dont want to break the bank trying to fix it since i just installed this tranny 6 months ago... Thanks
#835 of 1029 2008 Dakota Tranny Jolting while idling
Jul 18, 2010 (3:35 am)
Hello everyone!! I have a 2008 Dakota TRX4 4.7L engine. Only has 30,000 miles. Bought the truck used at 27,000 miles. I have just noticed that the truck Jolts forward while idling with and without the AC on. Also, at times when shifting into Reverse the truck Jolts and makes a loud sound. I don't know if anyone has had this issue before. Took the truck to the Dodge Dealershipt for the Reverse issue. The Dealership said the tranny was fine and no codes. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!
#836 of 1029 tranny troubles
Jul 31, 2010 (11:59 am)
my 1997 dodge dakota has the engine light on and the codes were po753 and po743 I need some help on trying to get this fixed without going to the shop no money to spare. The truck revs high and seams to be missing 1st gear after it is moving it does shift up and down but not into first.
I was told that if I take the transmission pan off I should be able to get at the solenoids and replace them. how do I tell which one is bad, can I ohm them out?
#837 of 1029 Re: 2000 Dodge Dakota Transmission Problem [jordanlef]
Aug 11, 2010 (1:34 am)
mine did the very same and it was the throttle positioning sensor.
#838 of 1029 Re: Speed Sensor on Transmission? [dervin1]
Aug 14, 2010 (6:43 am)
a speed sensor normally doesnt let ur tranny shift at all
stays in 1st gear
#839 of 1029 Re: 1999 durango [mauboujr]
Aug 14, 2010 (7:15 am)
#840 of 1029 2004 Dakota Delayed downshift
Aug 14, 2010 (3:53 pm)
Hello, I have a 2004 4.7l V8 4x4 Quadcab. I have 30,000 mile and 3 months left on power train warranty. When I have to come to a quick stop say for a traffic light changing, my truck will not finish downshifting until after I have come to a stop. Once truck is stopped, I feel a significant shudder and truck may even lung forward (only slightly). I had this problem diagnosed and repaired by dealer, but what they fixed, did not fix problem. First, I should mention, that when test driving with mechanic, when we turned o/d off, problem seemed to go away. O/D back on, problem came back. Mechanic seemed to focus on 4th to 3rd downshift and not so much the shuddering at the stop. He replaced a solenoid pack and said problem was fixed. I noticed the signs of trouble coming back almost immediately. 2 weeks later and I can definitely get truck to shudder again when stopping rather quickly (normal driving). I am wondering if anyone has any insights on what is really going on, so I can mention to dealer when I bring truck back in. I would like to get fixed before warranty is up. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
#841 of 1029 2003 Dodge Dakota
Aug 15, 2010 (10:52 am)
I have a 2003 Dakota 6cyl 4wd....It wont shift out of 1st gear. I still have reverse. the fluid is full and doesn't smell burnt....does this sound like a fixable problem or do I need a new transmission....PLEASE HELP
#842 of 1029 not shifting into 2 gear. rpm goes to 3 ,
Aug 13, 2010 (7:52 am)