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1999 dodge ram truck automatic trans may be slipping, not sure??

When i first start off in my truck it takes a while for it to shift out into the next gear around 40 mph. doesnt do this but usually 2nd-4th gears. this is an automatic trans not sure. i was told by autozone to have my catlyc converter replaced and it would fix the problem.suggestions??

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  • Anonymous Dec 06, 2008

    tranny takes a while to shift out of low gear about 40 mph or 4 thousand rpm..

  • 1999tank Dec 08, 2008

    I have the same problem I'm not convinced that the transmission is bad since you can reset this by disconnecting the battery. This leads me to believe that it is some kind of electronic control module that has gone bad.

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I think you mean they told you that you need to replace the torque converter , which transfers the torque from the engine to the trans
it could be the torque converter but also could be the bands wearing down in the trans

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