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No overdrive and cruise control will not engage ?

When overdrive does engage, cruise control works, no apparent problem
with transmission when everything works, but when overdrive does not work, the transmission will not shift properly. automatic trans on
V6 dodge dakota 1993 ext-cab.

please help, thanks.

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    same here i dont have cruise control though. going thru everything now thinking maybe the solenoid

  • martistacy May 11, 2010

    having the same prob. with mine just happened all of a sudden

  • Frank Alxander Sep 15, 2012

    Check the speed sensors at the front and rear of the transmission housing for proper operation, replace if faulty. They're what allows the onboard computer to determine vehicle speed and transmission shift points. If they toss bad numbers, it'll cause the problem you describe. While you probably have fixe or sold your truck by now, I'm posting for future reference. Hope this helps someone.


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