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#956 of 1029 Re: 2005 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab [carverman]
Dec 06, 2011 (7:34 am)
I have a 96 Dakota 4x4 quad cab and its problems started out as the transmission would get hot and wouldn't shift passed 2 gear so I took it to the shop and they said that I needed a new one that rebuilding it would cost more so then the next day I started it up and went to put it in any gear my truck would stall right away what would cause this anyone know?? Please help !!
#957 of 1029 Re: 2005 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab [smithj92]
Dec 06, 2011 (12:01 pm)
It's hard to say what would cause the stall. Does it seem to start up ok while in
park? When you move it into D..does it drop in rpm first and then stall..or
stall immediately as you move the gear shift? Have you tried moving it from
park to neutral..what does it do in neutral?
There are many reasons for it to stall..something in the transmission is telling
the PCM to operated the ASD (Automatic Shutdown Relay) or the extra
load on the engine (in the transmission may be causing it to stall
because the gear selection isn't right. )
Are there any check engine codes coming on when it happens?
#958 of 1029 Re: Transmission slips only when I make a left turn!?! [deweyjohn]
Dec 11, 2011 (9:39 am)
My 2003 V6 is doing the same thing. Only during a left turn. Fluid level is correct.
I'll be calling a few transmission people and see what they have to say.
#959 of 1029 Re: Transmission slips only when I make a left turn!?! [hjenssen]
Dec 12, 2011 (2:23 am)
What indications are there that the transmission is slipping on left turns only?
Using that convention, does that mean that the transmission DOES NOT SLIP
on right turns or when travelling straight?
It doesn't make a lot of sense, since the engine is driving the torque convertor
inside the transmission wheter you go straight or make turns.
On a turn the power steering pump works harder to operate the steering box
and the steering linkage to turn the wheels, but that shouldn't really have
any effect on transmission operation...unless the g-forces in a left turn act on the fluid levels inside the valve body in the transmission in one direction and not the other..
#960 of 1029 Re: Transmission slips only when I make a left turn!?! [carverman]
Dec 12, 2011 (5:07 am)
Sounds like the fluid pickup in the pan is uncovered in the turn.
#961 of 1029 2003 Dakota Transmission Sel Switch
Dec 17, 2011 (10:10 am)
Has anyone ever had problem with this switch ? I can not get my 4 wheel drive to engage. Is the problem in the switch or somewhere else ?
#962 of 1029 Re: 2003 Dakota Transmission Sel Switch [sparky153]
Dec 17, 2011 (12:37 pm)
Mine ("93") doesnt engage simple because of a missing link between the shift control panel and the transfer case.
#963 of 1029 Re: 2003 Dakota Transmission Sel Switch [mkfarnam]
Dec 18, 2011 (7:24 am)
Thanks, mkfarnam, all the mechical parts are in place, I thought there was an electrical problem somewhere ??
#964 of 1029 Where is the noise coming from?
Dec 19, 2011 (10:17 pm)
I have a 2000 Dakota 4x4, 4.7L V8, 8.25 rear end, 132K mileage. I had a "rrrr" sound that seemed to be at the speed of the differential, or wheels. I had the dealer check it out, they said all OK. I then took it to my tire dealer, they found considerable play in the rear axle. Back to the dealership, they agreed the differential was the problem, they replaced the entire rear end, including the case. It took three shipments before the the dealership was satisfied it was the correct differential. The replacement was covered under vehicle maintenance plan. I also had the U-joints replaced, as there was some play in them.
The noise persists. It is most noticeable when driving up the curvey, steep hill to my house, and when my wheels are turning to the left. I could live with it if I knew it wasn't parts wearing away.
I'd appreciate any advice on how to troubleshoot this problem.
#965 of 1029 Re: Where is the noise coming from? [yahoody]
Dec 20, 2011 (3:28 am)
Wheel bearings? If worn, they could make different sound depending on whether the truck is going straight or in a turn as the load on them changes.