Question about Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My 06 dodge ram 1500 will not shift into overdrive or first... Everything was fin till I changed my battery. Now my abs light break light and airbag light is on and want go off. It shift hard as well.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 76,164 Answers

The following are the general instructions on the start of diagnosing any electronically controlled engine or transmission problem.

The engine and the automatic transmission (transmission control is only for automatics, engine is still computer controlled no matter the transmission type) in this vehicle are computer controlled and in most cases when a fault occurs a fault code is stored in the memory of the computer control module. There are exception to this, such as the Mass Airflow Meter and fuel pressure problems. What must be done is to have all the basic testing done such as a scan of the system for fault codes as well as a check with a live data scanner tool for engine functions that are not within range of normal, a trained technician is required to know what is correct and what isn't, then based on careful diagnostics done from a factory repair manual the correct part is replaced or the wiring repaired or the computer replaced (known as the PCM or ECM,ECU), which is very rarely the problem. Other basic checks must be done as well such as mechanical problems with the engine as well as engine state of tune and mileage on the engine. The transmission can have mechanical issues as well such as no gear engagement at all or a failed pump or other pressure related problems. Also engine mechanical problems can and do cause many drive-ability related problem such as rough idle and other symptoms.

Posted on Nov 02, 2012

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
motor1258
  • 6674 Answers

SOURCE: hard down shift

I've read article after article on Chrysler forums where anything other than Autopar ATF in their transmissions cause problems, erratic shifting, etc, including what your experiencing. The techs that deal with it daily through Chrysler/Dodge shops, say there is some properties or chemicals in Autopar fluid, that others just don't have, no matter what they say, and they have proven it, time after time, with symptoms that disappear, just by changing fluids to Autopar. My wife's relatives own one of the more respected & trusted repair shops in our area, and they swear by that rule too, because they've also experienced it in the past. I'm naturally assuming you know that your experienced enough to know how to install filter properly & what to watch for, so with that said, I hate to say it, but Mopar ATF4 is the one & only fluid for best results. P.S. I recently had my transmission with 260,000km. replaced at Ontario Reman, whom back when I was with Chrysler, was the sole supplier of rebuilt engines & transmissions for Chrysler. When I questioned them on the fluid in my new/rebuild they responded with same answer, Mopar ATF and nothing else. If you do some googling on it, you'll find many that went to quick lube or similar for same service only to experience shifting problems etc after. Switched back to autopar as advised & problems went away. Can't say 100% that's your problem, but if it were me, I'd change it.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: transmission does not always shift into overdrive

Governor pressure sensor or solenoid is going bad. To replace them drop the tranny pan, remove the filter , and the parts are pretty ez to get to. These aren't cheep thou, but replace them as a set. Parts will probly run about $200.

Posted on Feb 20, 2009

  • 1 Answer

SOURCE: 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup speedometer and odometer quit

I am having the same problem. I replaced the speed sensor on the rear diff. and the problem went away but when i started it the next day the problem came back. If you figure it out let me know.

Posted on Nov 22, 2009

dj_relly999
  • 4070 Answers

SOURCE: 1997 Dodge Ram 4x4 1500 transmission shifting problems.

good day, you may try replacing your automatic transmission fluid, a good run will be noticeable, hope this helps, have a nice day

Posted on Feb 08, 2010

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: 2003 dodge ram 1500 abs & brake light came on.

Problem: I have a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7 L HEMI. My ABS and Parking Brake lights were illuminated, and my speedometer needle would "bounce". Also when sitting at a stop sign or just sitting idle, the engine would stall, and often times stop running.

Solution: After long research on this problem, I decided to dig in and try to find the problem myself. I replaced the Rear ABS Sensor
($35) that's located on top of the rear differential. Still no fix. I then unplugged the ABS Controller (or Module) that's located directly behind the battery (You should see the metal brake lines running into the top of it.) When I unplugged it, I noticed LOTS of moisture in the plug. Using an air hose, I blew out the water and let it dry good. When I plugged it back in, and hooked the negative battery terminal back up THE PROBLEM WAS SOLVED!! Simple fix. Hope this helps.

Posted on Mar 01, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

1999 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9 Overdrive Not Working


CHECK FOR POWER TO TCC. WHEN ENGAGED .IF YOU HAVE NO POWER THE OD SWITCH IS MOST LIKELY BAD

Mar 28, 2014 | 1999 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

Dodge ram 1500 5.7 4x4 Cruise control shut off


have the cel checked need to know what the code is to diognose

Oct 09, 2013 | Dodge Ram 1500 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1995 dodge 4x4 1500 ram speedometer quit working , won't go into overdrive , the 4 wheel drive will not en gauge , I have replace the speed sensor on the rear end and replace the speed sensor on the t


The sensor in the differential is for the ABS. Did you replace the sensor for the speedometer in the end of the transmission?
And is the check engine light on ?

Jul 04, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

On my dodge 1500 ram truck my abs and break light stays on when I'm driving


have the code pulled from the abs module to know where to start to diagnois first.

Oct 27, 2011 | 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Club Cab

1 Answer

How u change out the overdrive switch at the end of coulmn


The switch is sold incorporated with the shift lever only sorry to say

May 17, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 Truck 2WD

1 Answer

98 dodge 1500 ram speedometer not working sender


ABS LIGHT ON AS WELL?IF SO..I WOULD LOOK AT ABS SENSOR IN REAR DIFFERENTIAL..GETS SPEED SIGNAL FROM THIS SENSOR AS WELL..USES ONE IN TRANS FOR TRANS SHIFTING

Aug 28, 2009 | 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4WD

1 Answer

04dodge ram air bag light goes off after starting then comes back


remove the battery cables and hold the positive and negative cables (WHILE NOT CONNECTED TO BATTERY!!!) together for about 2 minutes. This procedure will reset your vehicles KAM (keep alive memory) and will get rid of check engine/air bag lights as long as everything is connected properly

Aug 27, 2009 | 2004 Dodge Ram 1500

1 Answer

Code 37


you may have an ignition switch power problem check fuses and see if there is 12 volts when the problem occurs

Jul 14, 2009 | 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 Club Cab

1 Answer

97 dodge ram transmission prob


sound like a tork converter problem or the shift solinoids are faulty or internal damage have it scanned hope this helps

Mar 03, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Durango

3 Answers

Transmission


My 1999 dodge 4x4 2500 diesel transmission surges back and forth between gears at 45 mph. I had my transmission rebuilt and it keeps happening. What is going on.

Sep 30, 2008 | 1999 Dodge Ram

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

196 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...