Maybe i should have the damn thing melted down. The Castrol and Torco were slow to heat up. Reverse sounds not so good, but it's still pulling. Will never buy a dodge again, and would never recommend it to anybody else. There is a prevailing attitude that after 150K miles you are lucky your American made car is still on the road.
If you see snap rings, springs, and actual tranny parts in the pan, yeah, you got a problem. If you only got one, the engine prabably would have appeared to be siezed up. The shift lever is located in the shift cover bolted to the top of the shift cover and operates the shift forks and rails directly. Add a site » First off, with any vehicle, if you treat it right, it'll take care of you. Torque capacity was 450 lb-ft, 10% more than the previous Getrag 360 heavy-duty transmission, thanks partly to larger diameter input and output shafts. This pickup has had light duty, has been serviced on a regular basis and has not been abused in any manner.
Dual-cone synchronizers reduced effort at the shift knob by 10-15%. We purchased a Chevrolet lumina new in 1993. I think I swatted at a mosquito and made that huge hole over the radio, lol. Problems even with rebuilt transmission. While putting the vehicle in the garage, it bounced off a center support post, veered to one side and then plowed into the consumer's back door.
I am going to have to buy a Tundra. That suggests to me that friction was higher with it, and its higher drag figures taken in neutral gear, coasting down from 110 mph supported that guess. I am at a total loss. Has any body else run into problems like this? It took several full power passes on the dyno to get them to 140 deg. This also results in the cruise function to not cancel when brakes are applied. The new V10 and Cummins turbodiesel upgrades required a stronger manual transmission. Adjustments were made which helped for a few months.
Either the engine specs lie, or the transmission can take more than 450 lb-ft, despite its rating. I have spent thousands trying to fix this prob. Child was in vehicle while it was in motion. He came and pulled me home. Shifting to Reverse was synchronized for smooth operation. This seems to be a regular problem, as this part is back ordered at the Chrysler dealership. A few have reported that shifting was more difficult, most report improvements in the shifting.
A close second I've come to like is Raybestos, especially their Kevlar and Carbon Fiber bands. You have better options than the freakin dodge. Should be used where drain periods may be longer than normal due to equipment being away from home terminals or difficult access. Shortly after, at about 52k mi, i found myself having my truck towed in for its first tranny replacement. Good thing they were rolling already, and managed to make it into a dollar store parking lot. Tapered roller bearings support the drive gear, mainshaft, and countershaft in the gear case. A couple of months later it started making a clunk when shifting, then locked up.
A flexible shift boot attached to the floor pan over a foam gasket concealed the opening for the shifter and effectively blocked the passage of noise. Yhis tag provides the transmission model number, build date, and part number. Well, the truck was doing so good that we used it for another week, but this morning, on my way to work, it did to me what it had done to them, and this time, it did it permanently. AutoZone's automatic transmission for Dodge Ram is built to last and is tested for quality. I've not even had this truck a year and dodge won't do a damn thing about it. One of the most common failures according to the website is due to using Dexron fluid in a Dodge, Chrysler, or Plymouth transmission.
Check with your mechanic before he does a fluid change. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ram 2500, 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. We have checked all fuses and gone whrew wireing harness. Drive gear thrust reaction is controlled by a needle type thrust bearing located at the forward end of the mainshaft. Within a few minutes after the first failure, the vehicle would no longer shift to a higher gear. A child climbed into vehcile and moved the gear shift and the vehicle rolled.