Pull the smaller end of the connector out. I only have 78,000 miles on my truck and don't pull heavy loads or load my pick-up with heavy loads. However I have demonstrated the problem to the service manager at riverhead Dodge. Now this is a big safety thing and there was not a recall on the faulty transmission. You absolutely deserve all the credit for making the pickup transmission fully functional.
I only have 78,000 miles on my truck and don't pull heavy loads or load my pick-up with heavy loads. The converter clutch is engaging and disengaging. As other have written, you are my hero as well. I applied this fix a week ago. It will give you the as-built trans type, rear axle ratio, and the build code for each item. Problem has been on going since vehicle was purchased. The ground wire has a connector mounted on the battery support box.
At 64470 miles the trans went dry and dealer replaced another trans. I contacted chrysler to see if they would pay for a new transmission and they said no, they wouldn't even help me out. They replaced the transmission and clutch which was 50% out of my pocket. Report your results to my email above after one week of normal driving. However, with the ease of adding additional horsepower and the overall capability of these engines, truck owners routinely see failures prior to this mileage. You have helped me regain some sanity in my life.
Transmission will not shift into overdrive ,can drive 15 miles on highway in 3rd gear. Complaint Number: 608025 Date Added to File: May 11, 1999 Description of the Complaint: Automatic transmission failed. When I got pulled to the side of the road I checked to see if I could go and I had no transmission. My tranny problem was happening at 40 mph the torque converter would go in and out of lock up. No safety defect listed in summary.
There is also a hesitation when engaged sometimes and will engage roughly with a jerk. Close the wiring harness without the ground wire inside. It enters a large wiring harness near the alternator and run across the front of the engine toward the fuel injection pump on the driver side. Noise means leaky diodes and a warning of a future failure. The transmission feels like it is shifting, but it is not. I was ready to call it quits and buy a new truck. Evidently, there is a problem with these dodge transmissions and this is a very common problem.
Note: Some people have removed the ground wire from the bundle to the driver's side, spliced in an extra length, and rerouted the wire across the top the radiator. It would also do it at 80 mph. There is also a hesitation when engaged sometimes and will engage roughly with a jerk. Then I stumbled across your web page, and I followed your instructions to the letter, and so far so good. Transmission will not shift into overdrive ,can drive 15 miles on highway in 3rd gear.
Before I had 1200 miles on the truck it was in the shop twice. Local transmission rebuilders also agree that the transmission was built with to low a volume transmission pump and that you should not let the truck idle, because there is no lubrication. Pops out of gear intermittently when gas pedal pressed. I slowed down and tried to continue to drive at a slower speed, however this became impossible very quickly. Pull down on the band apply arm as pictured below with your fingers. This all came clear as to way your brilliant filter has fixed my great truck which I still have and many others. Complaint Number: 10098719 Incident Date: February 2, 2003 Date Added to File: November 12, 2004 Description of the Complaint: At 35 degree or colder orjust rainy days with warm temp.
In the next couple of paragraphs, we'll explore the above symptoms more in-depth. All three also provide a self-diagnostic feature as part of their transmission control program. There is only 4000 miles on the rebuild! Standard electrical tape cannot take the heat and begins to come off. . Truck buck when accelerating looses engine power. Had to push down on gas pedal as if trying to get into passing lane in order for transmission to engage. There was actually fire inside the transmission, you could tell when the mechanic dropped the pan, there was nothing left every thing was fried.
I was told at time of purchase,this was a normal fuction of the transmission, bought truck feb. The solution was to wrap the ground wire in aluminum foil as a shield and ground the shield. I considered just selling the truck because driving it was such a pain. Also, there was erratic operation of overdrive kicking in without provocation. The heavy current flow in the positive battery cable during starting doesn't seem to cause any problems with induced current in the ground wire. When the truck had 2,987 miles on it the original transmission destorted by itself, a new one was installed and 2 recalls performed 788 and 799.