You can use this in both conventional and synthetic oils. They put in a new torque converter and that fixed the problem so they said but I still can't get the truck back because now they found something else wrong some governor body for the transmission. I use a synthetic 80W transmission fluid. I serviced my truck's transmission just like it recommended in owner's manual and never abused it but with under 80000 miles it went out. With your other hand, thread in all of the bolts until they are finger tight. Follow the instructions on the package, and make sure you remove all metal shavings before re-installing the pan.
My husband works very hard to pay the large payments on this truck so when this happened I ran a search on these transmissions and found a website that has documentation that they are using old style transmissions not made for trucks in these trucks. There are two sensors on a 2001 dodge ram. I mean within a week of this. Please Dodge I was allways a loyal fan until know, give me a break. This is not a problem with new or rebuilt replacement parts, but by now most of the original seals in vehicles made prior to 2000 are are the verge of failure due to age and heat degradation. As of 2010, Ram offers its own brand with the 1500 model.
Unlike the engine oil pan, the transmission doesn't have a drain plug, meaning things can get a bit messy. I tried to return the truck but they said I had owned it to long. Feb 25, 2010 Disconnect the plug underneath to drain fluid, look in your service manual to find the capacity and viscosity. It's 7 years old but only had 100175 K's on her. It will shift out of gear going down the road, or when stopped won't go into gear.
It is available in two-wheel and four-wheel drive models, and in various cabin and bed configurations. Hold the transmission pan up with one hand to prevent the oil from leaking everywhere. Torque the bolts in a crisscross pattern to minimize any chances of leaking. This forces me to turn very slowly which is painful for me and anyone unfortunate enough to be behind me. Also with others like 44re, 47re, etc. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 2nd and 3rd Generation 1994-2008.
For the cooling system, the initial fill capacity is 15. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ram 1500, 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. With regard to vehicle maintenance, changing the automatic transmission fluid and filter is often overlooked. After routine maintenance on the U joints the reverse gear went out. Then my air conditioner quit working and now thats gonna really cost me because I can't find the leak after putting dye in it meaning the only other place to look is the evaporator. This article applies to the 4th Generation Dodge Ram 1500 2009-Present. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 1997 Dodge Ram 1500.
When paired with a four-speed transmission, 8. We have compiled the handy chart below to help you select the correct Transfer Case Fluid for your Dodge or Ram 4x4. In a crisscross pattern torque the bolts to 12 ft-lbs. He still drives it but can not park like most people he has to be able to pull out straight. Use rags and brake cleaner to wipe all of the old oil and debris from the pan.
Now transmission is acting up again!!! Dec 10, 2012 if you are changing the transmission fluid to new fluid just go to this link web site they will show you how: usually when you get out most of the tramsmission fluid that if you have the container just pour it into oil quarts containers and you will get the results you are looking for as long on the stick of the tramsmission it shows max when you have the car running for a couple of minutes to make sure that the tramsmission fluid is at its max level. I love my dodge but what do I do? If you are installing an aftermarket drain plug, now is the time to do it. But of course it was on again the next day. This article applies to the 4th Generation Dodge Ram 1500 2009-Present. All vehicles burn engine oil during the combustion process.
Well guess what the F-ing engine light came back on again! For older transfer cases, you can upgrade to newer synthetic base fluids, but you should rebuild or at least replace the old seals as additives in synthetic fluids may not be compatible with old seals. Please be careful when dealing with Dodge, they are slick, as much as I love my truck, I will never buy another one. Your vehicle's transmission is responsible for. We're here to help with whateveve questions or concerns. The fluid level is fine.