It is a shame because the American manufacturers seem to have got it figured out on how to make a truck with significant power, they just need to figure out everything else. Has any body else run into problems like this? On the first tranny rebuild, the service tech said the unit looked brand new on the inside but it still failed. What I did cause I put 1200 miles on a broken transmission is order from both Ebay and Cascade transmission parts. I am going to have to buy a Tundra. Re-manufactured transmissions also include a much better warranty than rebuilt transmissions; usually compared to 90 days for the rebuilt transmission.
Went out to go to work, pull up to a stop and that was the end. It likes to freeze up in the winter up here, but once warm works fine. Anyway, on with the complaining. Thanks for your time and comments. Ask them to adjust the bands. And now 4x4 dont wanna work again. If you get a low reading you most likely have a short in it.
Thankfully i purchased an extended warranty!!! I baby this thing and perform maintenance sooner than required. After reinstalling I only had first and reverse. This is the third time in 2 years that I have had to rebuild the transmission. Dodge needs to take care of their customers! Will never buy a dodge again, and would never recommend it to anybody else. The Ram has been a good truck. For no reason at all my transmission has started to failed.
The plunger is in turn attached to one of the shift valves in the valve body. We're here to help you find that perfect Transmission Oil Line for your Dodge Ram 2500. Truck is in the driveway. I went to the nearest gas station and checked trans fluid. I've not even had this truck a year and dodge won't do a damn thing about it.
On the way home, at a light, the transmission suddenly just stopped operating. If it cost to much to fix the finance company will get it back. If you've always wanted a dodge ram. 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. But when your V8 is pushing 300 ft. Went down the road but never shifted out of first.
He came and pulled me home. A properly working solenoid should return a reading of between 20 — 30 ohms. Will go back to Mazda or Toyota. Many of the symptoms mentioned by the other reviewers here ring loud bells for me, right down the inexplicable sudden cracking out of the dashboard. I guess it's back to Chevy's for me. The explanation i was given was a very good and reasonable one. 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.
Also, change the fluid regularly. I decided to rebuild the trans. Check the filter tube and O-ring, too. I purchased the unit used in 2004 with ~44k mi. But I definitely will not go out and buy any more Dodges, unless they can start making some transmissions wear out multiple vehicles as opposed to the other way around. With great power comes great responsibility, remember? Looks like my truck made it further than most of the other Dodge Rams being cited in this forum: nearly 215,000 miles, in fact.
I still only have first and reverse. There is a prevailing attitude that after 150K miles you are lucky your American made car is still on the road. The torque converter is just a cheap part from the factory. Bought the truck in 2007 with 68,000 miles on it. Update from May 3, 2016 : A few updates to my post.
My sons used my truck last week to run an errand here in Texarkana. Because of this, I lost the forward band also. You have better options than the freakin dodge. Two weeks later i got it back, good as new. Right now it is at the dealer. Bought it used in 2006 with a lot less miles on it.