Also the transmission isn't upshifting from 2nd gear. The vehicle already had a transmission replacement at 13,000 miles. Aug 23, 2015 If you don't do much highway driving with your van you may have a carbon build up try some fuel njctor cleaner and mid grade gas for a tank or two If you go with the fuel additive rev your engine and watch for moisture and carbon from your exhaust contine to do this till exhaust is clear do not over rev ie do not hold it to the floor press he accelerator pedal and release Feb 22, 2009 step 1. If your Transmission does not shift, proceed to the next step after the transmission cools down. As of today, I have. There are two types of devices that serve the purpose of monitoring the engine load: the Throttle Cable and the Vacuum Modulator. Nov 25, 2012 I am going through this now my 2000 ram 3500 always had a problem with reverse I chocked it up to a quirk of the transmission! It may take some time but your air bubble should come out.
To fix the problem, the van has to be parked with the front end on an extreme upslope or jacked up high … so that the radiator is almost even with the dash. So how do you find out what problems are occurring? First: Speed sensor Second: Throttle Position sensor Third: Automatic Transmission Modulator. Just found that out, droped my pan today acctually. Thank you very much for your support! I changed the transmission fluid and filter and drove it around the block. I have this same problem with my 2002 Ford Explorer. Replacing these selenoids will fix your problems, but most likely only temporarely. The cost for this is usally free if you are on friendly ground with your dealer.
I'm not positive where the metal shavings come from, but I would say the torque convertor. If this had happened in traffic it may have been the cause of an accident as the vehicle lost all forward motion instantly. I know of at least one more that does the same thing. Also, transmission would make a whinning sound when shifting into gear. The manual warns against over filling as particularly bad. The vehicle was taken to a dealer, who informed the consumer that another transmission was needed. Jiffy Lube has a machine called a T-Tech that completely changes out the fluid - unlike a 4 qt.
I will show you how you can replace this solenoid and also how you can service your automatic transmission as well. At this time, rotors need to be replaced again. It has not failed near enough to home and when the dealer was open. Having the light come on does not necessarily indicate whether the overdrive is indeed functioning as it should, but it is a good first step. Quick fix is to remove the speed sensor and wipe off the shavings causing the reading issues. Dealer noticed transmission sending unit cable got loose. You have found your problem now.
. Each works in a different way to monitor engine load. So I bought a new one. Then turn the truck back on and initiate the same steps again. Nov 26, 2012 It can be issue with gears or problem with transmission and needs to be rebuilt. Move the shifter to Man 2nd. It won't shift out of 1st gear.
This is a very common problem on Dodge transmissions and I'm about to fix this problem myself on my 1997 5. I found out that my vacum motter is good. A transmission will use one or the other but generally not both of these devices. The problem goes away after leaving the engine off for a few minutes. New carpet in the cab was installed. It sort of bothered me when it would unlock very easily in that 60-65 range, but I figured it was in that in between area and the computer is very touchy there.
Put the suction hose of the manual transfer pump into this one and plumb the discharge of the pump using an adapter into the return line from the transmission cooler back to the tranny. I have this same problem with my 2002 Ford Explorer. The fluid level is not supposed to be checked with the engine off. I nearly lost control on a wet road on a hill in pa. They need to be changed anyway, so do it, and I'll bet your overheating problem will be cured.
Air conditioner and heater are inoperable. These three components are important in the non-computerized transmissions. The Throttle Cable simply monitors the position of the gas pedal through a cable that runs from the gas pedal to the throttle valve in the valve body. Using moderate force remove wheel from steering column step 4. I pulled the lower part of the dash off below the steering wheel and the metal plate behind it, once I saw where the bolt went I put it back in snug and tight.
I had to have the shift solenoid in the tranny replaced. I don't believe that the shifters had any recalls. That should fix your problem Defrost is the default position. Turn the engine off and let it cool. The van had no front heater either, only cold air.
Dealers know there is a problem but cannot find any codes. After that the pressure will jump to 100+ psi. I replaced the Neutral safety switch and then re … alized that there was a gold cad plated bolt with a torx head sitting on the floor mat. I hope they can show me how to install a new one. My uncle who is a mechanic suggested that it might be the transmission speed sensor. If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,.