I'll never, never, never buy another Dodge. Its Manual transmission and Gas V8 5. Dodge prioritized practicality, efficiency, and style by including: a rear step bumper, a front bench seat, and. I contacted Chrysler to see if they would pay for a new transmission and they said no, they wouldn't even help me out. There was actually fire inside the transmission, you could tell when the mechanic dropped the pan, there was nothing left every thing was fried. Problem had to duplicate to be remedied.
Just after that warranty expired I had the fluid and filter replaced prior to leaving on a vacation. I love my truck, but I'll be selling it asap and getting something else. All of the premium features expected of a Dodge are offered, including: a rear step bumper, a front bench seat. Also the engine will rev as if it is trying to switch out of overdrive. Apparently after searching on the internet I find I am not the only one who has these same problems.
This transmission is actually doing much better than the last one which isn't saying much, honestly , but it's already showing signs of wanting to go out on me. Look no further, you have. I have talked to some other guys and they owned 1998 rams and the same thing happened. The rebuild came with a one year warranty. My truck is on its third transmission this year. Block the front tires with four pieces of small 2x4 boards.
The contact stated that the reverse gear was non-functional. Rpms revved high or low before vehicle had a delayed response by lurching forward in whatever gear it was in. The vehicle had not been repaired at the time of the complaint. The failure mileage was 168,534. In addition to being well-cared for, this Dodge Ram 1500 has very low mileage making it a rare find. It sat until roughly the middle of August, when I put it in a different shop that had quoted me a much more affordable price. That could of started the whole pickup on fire and I could of been killed or badly hurt.
Being stranded there on the weekend, I had to rent a car to drive home. A representative verbally agreed that Chrysler would pay for diagnosis and repair if problem was caused by factory defect. It features an automatic transmission, 4-wheel drive, and a powerful. I backed it out of garage and the next time I parked after about 7 miles. A diagnosis showed that the failure was caused by a factory defect. I am having my transmission replaced along with the transmission cooler because it has parts of my clutch in it.
I found 5 people in my county that have had problems with their 98 pick-ups and have had them fixed and then traded them for another brand of vehicle. However I have demonstrated the problem to the service manager at riverhead Dodge. This time they said the transmission needed to be rebuilt or replaced. Diagnostic test showed no codes and shifted as normal. Exactly 10 days later my transmission went out.
When I got pulled to the side of the road I checked to see if I could go and I had no transmission. I was told at time of purchase,this was a normal fuction of the transmission, bought truck Feb. I am going to pursue a lemon law complaint, but after reading other complaints on-line, I don't have a lot of confidence in that system. Second shop told me what my problem was by just knowing year and make of my truck. How many people have to be hurt before Dodge does something about this? Powertrain Fuel economy city : 13mpg Fuel economy highway : 17mpg Transmission : 4 speed automatic Sequential multi-point fuel injection Fu.
Now this is a big safety thing and there was not a recall on the faulty transmission. . Place the transmission in neutral. Very clean and very well priced! This truck is a leading example of refined versatility in the fullsize pickup segment! Drove it for about a year, then the transmission failed. Place jack stands two under the rear axle tube near each tire.
I had it replaced and about 2-3 weeks later the tranny failed again. No repairs were ever made. They blamed increase cost on increased labor rate at dealership. I took it to the same dealership where they diagnosed a bad transmission cooler located inside the radiator. When it does shift into overdrive and I hit a bump in road it will go out of overdrive.