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Car not shifting in gears

I have a 1997 dodge stratus but the transmission in off a 2001 dodge caravan and the filter and transmission fluid has been changed and in the pan there was metal shaveings in it but when i drive the car and come to a sudden stop it doesnt go into gears so i have to turn off the car for about 2 seconds then it goes back into gears do you know what could be the problem ? its been doing this for about 2 weeks now

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My caravan accepts gears when starting, but when i try to put in park, it doesnt work?

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There is something wrong with the trans. If it looses all gears but works again when cold, it is probably the converter. They fail all the time and generate the metal you speak of

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Could be the valve assembly common on caravans

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Filter installed correctly? What did you use for fluid ? Better be Mopar ATF4, or your asking for problems.

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SOURCE: transmission won't shift into 3rd

the trans has a serious failure, that is why the metal, it can be overhauled for less than a replacement

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SOURCE: transmission wont shift into last gear maybe shift solenoid?

have the system tested for a trans related trouble code, u may have a defective OD speed sensor.

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SOURCE: my transmission pan has metal

metal shavings is a good indicator the trany needs rebuilt,( those metal shavings are from drive gears inside of trany)but the only way to know 100% is to take it in. sorry that happened to you....i know that's not the answer you where looking for.

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SOURCE: when shifting from second to thrid it has a

clutch could be going bad have it checked by a transmission shop

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