All forward speeds fully synchronized, this unit has an aluminum bell housing, cast iron case and extension housing, with top mounted shifter. This transmission utilizes bronze synchronizer collars resulting in sensitivity to lubricant make-up. I feel they are trying to wear me out so I will quit coming back. The dealer was contacted and stated that they will need to see the problem happening in order to fix it. The repair did not correct the problem. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. While driving the vehicle the automatic transmission will enter overdrive mode at approximately 45-50mph.
I tow about 1100 lbs about 2 days a week. Stock shifter base housing is black plastic. Dealer replaced prdnl gear shift once but still having problems with gear position. This occurred while consumer switched lanes to avoid hitting another motorist. The noise over the next week got louder and the truck harder to stop saftly. Traded it in for a 02' Suburban.
The contact did not take the vehicle to the dealer and waited for a recall notice; however, they stated that no recall was issued. Case casting number is 1301. Found in 1984-87 Ford F100-250 light duty trucks. As the vehicle only had 19000 miles at the time that's what I believed. I was also wondering if Can I use the almost new transmission from the dorango whenever the one in the dakota breaks. Complaint Number: 8011376 Date Added to File: June 10, 2002 Description of the Complaint: While driving, without any indication, vehicle would shift out of overdrive to second gear.
Although out of production for a while now, there are still plenty of these popular vehicles on the road. Found in 1978-79 Ford F100-F250 light duty pickups and 1978-1987 E100-E150 vans. Has contacted dealer three times already, but dealer has only rebulit transmission once. Never had to replace a mopar transmission. Complaint Number: 10215682 Incident Date: June 5, 2005 Date Added to File: January 22, 2008 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2002 dodge dakota.
The companies that re-manufactured transmissions believe so strongly in their workmanship and quality of parts that they feel very comfortable offering such a long warranty period. I have had it in shop 4 times so far with no results. The consumer was informed there was a recall, however his vehicle identification number was not included in the recall. Was also told by service department that this was a common problem with this model vehicle with no solution in sight thus far. While on a hill, the engine would rev up when transmission fails to shift properly. The failure mileage was approximately 100,000 and the current mileage was 110,700.
Complaint Number: 10021210 Incident Date: March 27, 2002 Date Added to File: June 7, 2003 Description of the Complaint: The automatic transmission in this dodge dakota club cab 4x4 shifts with such force it throws the passengers neck around. The failure mileage was 29,000 and current mileage was 30,474. If you can catch the problem before it ruins the transmission, install an aftermarket transmission cooler to help keep temperatures under control. The contact stated that when the temperature reached the freezing mark, the vehicle would not shift out of park. With an all plastic transducer inside pan on the passenger side. This number contains vital information about the car, such as its manufacturer, year of production, the plant it was produced in, type of engine, model and more.
I did not think anything more about the accident until a television news report confirmed that there was a recall for chrysler trucks jumping out of gear. The dealers fix was to replace the automatic transmission. Very similar in design to M5R1, but larger with shift lever located in center of shift cover. Complaint Number: 10042051 Incident Date: March 30, 2003 Date Added to File: October 1, 2003 Description of the Complaint: When putting vehicle into reverse or drive transmission stalls. It's been rebuilt but I recomend getting a new one installed.
Thanks for your time and comments. They service the differential but the problem still persists. They told consumer to see the dealer. The 500 has a pan that's almost square as opposed to the 518 which has a pan that's the same shape, with the exception of an ear that sticks out just under the dipstick tube. I've got this off a guy that worked at Dodge an he's the guy that told me. It drives just fine in all the other gears, shifts well with no slippage. The insurance company is investigating the failure.