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'98 DD sport 4x4 115,000...I let my truck warm up for 5-10 minutes. Everything sounds good feels good. I accelerate up to 60 mph at about 3000 rpm and it wont shift to 4th.

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Have your transmission serviced. The owners manuel says to do this every two years or 24k. There are Two reasons for this one being that during the service the clutch bands need to be adjusted the second reason is that debris in the transmission filter can cause the condition that you are describing. Make shore to have the service done by someone who Knows what they are doing as the clutch band adjustment is critical. Chrysler transmission require ATF + 4 fluid use of any other type of fluid will damage transmission.

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