Also the dash has cracked, and the rear window leaks. The speed sensor and tps give wrong signal. Rest by mechanic because initial paperwork indicated problem had been repaired by replacing the pressure boost valve cover plate. Removed and replaced the powertrain control module. Replace d stated sensors, filter. Vehicle has a non-serviceable transmission cooler. Need to remove transmission for further diagnosis.
Make sure the entire surface is sealed to cover because deteriation will continue and it will collaps e into lower dashboard area. Dodge wanted to change one or the other and I was not having it. Consumer had vehicle towed to a Dodge dealer, and was told that the transmission failed. End result found that the ball that controls the flow of the transmission fluid was getting stuck closed, not allowing the fluid to flow. At 37,500 miles P1740 light came on again. If this had happened in traffic it may have been the cause of an accident as the vehicle lost all forward motion instantly.
I have drove the truck 145000 miles now without any problems with the tran. Possible chemical reaction - per dealer. Maintained regular recommended scheduled service. Then it decided it would only upshift when it felt time to, what a joke? Then it decided it would only upshift when it felt time to, what a joke? They would not pay for it to be fixed. Saying that they keep finding more problems with the transmission.
This van had only 3762 miles on it when the original transmission failed. I understand that mechanical problems occure, its just seems that there are more transmission problems with Dodge than with any other vehicle. While driving between 5-10 mph uphill, the exhaust system fell off the vehicle. Without Notch at bottom of Bell Housing. A specialty shop that deals in all Dodge truckss. After having the truck for three days they said it was a speed sensor and changed it and sent me on my way.
Transmission functions fine but dealer says the torque convert is slipping at lock up causing a no-lockup slippage condition after 8 seconds. Needs torque converter and pump kit minimum. One week after buying it I called clarke motors in Virginia to tell them about this light coming on and they told me it was nothing, just a computer sensor - not to worry about it. This truck is cared for and maintained regularly, it was never abused, never pulled a trailer,street driven went off road once camping. Also the dash has cracked , and the rear window leaks. Customer states check engine light is on. How safe will it be for me to drive my small grandchildren around in a new vehicle with a rebuilt transmission when the original transmission failed with only 3700 miles on it.
The cd changer had to be replaced after failing twice. . The vehicle was towed to the contact's residence. Removed trans torque converter weld to front pump. The check engine light came on after i drove just 250 miles after purchase. End result found that the ball that controls the flow of the transmission fluid was getting stuck closed, not allowing the fluid to flow.
This truck is cared for and maintained regularly, it was never abused, never pulled a trailer,street driven went off road once camping. Took it back, and by then the garage probably didn't want to pay for it anymore, so i get screwed more they say they want to put a new pump in then say they will contact my warrenty company, they say they won't cover it, so the service rep at the garage i want argued and got them to atleast get me a used tranny with 50,000+miles on it. Dodge wanted to change one or the other and I was not having it. The dashboard engine light comes on periodically. Need the 'proper' computer code analyzer. I drove the truck another year and two months it went out again; 2500. Transmission tem light came on within 10 minutes of slow driving.
If not same as on the door post you have found the problem. The vehicle has been in the shop 17 times for the transmission problem. I think the previous owners may have driven it in D1 and maybe driving it fast in that position let alone in Overdrive. So browse our top Automatic Transmission Components inventory for your 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 Van online and get products shipped right to your garage. The electronics went out and it was full of metal!!! Its bad enough to pay the prices for a new vehicle, but to have to replace the transmission is outrageous. It is a damn crime that this company continues to build faulty vehicles and puts the consumer as well as their employees at risk.