Question about 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck

2 Answers

My transmission appears to be slipping from gears

I drive a 2001 dodge ram 2500 diesel. My transmission appears to be slipping from gear to gear. It was an all of the sudden thing. First time it happened I was on the interstate, and it just cut out, so I didnt know what it was at first...Just a few days later the problem severely increased in occurence, now it seems to be at all speeds, and gears, slipping back and forth, didnt know if it was some sort of sensor, or what, i dont drive more than fifteen to twenty miles a day, so in no more than sixty to seventy miles it seems like a big increase in severity for such short time. WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PIECE?

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2009

    I had the same problem...there are solinoid packs on the bottom of the transmission that tell the transmission when to grab. Mine went out at 55K. Cost me over $600.00 to fix at the dealer....The part was less than $100....go to a good tranny shop.

  • inspectorboy May 23, 2009

    I am the original owner of a 2001 2500 diesel, at. I pull heavy loads periodically (bobcat). Mine started slipping at hiway speed 5-6K miles ago. It seems to have gotten worse, so I haven't pulled much lately. It slips/hunts uphill and accelerating. Normally in 3rd gear and up, not at low speeds/gears. Haven't tried anything yet, just gentle driving. Someone said possibly "burn't" overdrive? I commonly towed in overdrive. Parts store said to add slip stop tranny additive. Any thoughts?

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 5 Answers

First check the level of the tranny fluid the truck needs to be running and in nutral if you have fluid it is probably the modual,the shift control modual comonly goes out the dealer will tell you you need a new transmission take your truck to a good transmission shop and have them check the modual tighten the bands and flush the transmission I had the same problem and that fixed the problem, the cost was around 350.00 also check to make sure that you dont have any leaks in your tranny lines. hope this helps

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Brigadier General:

    An expert that has over 10,000 points.

  • Master
  • 4,669 Answers

Service it. The filter might be plugged. It's a good place to start.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

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

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Slipping transmission dodge ram 2500 diesel problem solutions


ck your fluid level and condition, it full try changing fluid and filter, if that doesnt fix the problem, it will be internal and need to be removed and rebuilt

Apr 13, 2014 | Dodge Ram 2500 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Dodge 2500 transmission


Lost all gears? or when you slowed down you had gears again? Just lower ones. Replace the valve body. If you lose gears and have to wait a while to get them again, rebuild or replace the transmission.

Mar 31, 2014 | 2004 Dodge Ram 2500

1 Answer

I have a 2001 2500 Dodge Ram Van with a 5.2 engine. If if do not accelerate hard, the transmission shifts fine. If I accelerate hard, the transmission seems to not want to shift until I relieve pressure...


On most of these type vehicles, with the heavy duty and lower geared transmissions this is normal, when accelerateing hard it will stay in lower gear longer...

Jan 12, 2011 | 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck

1 Answer

Dodge ram 2500 diesel Hard to shift the 6 speed manual transmission,Especially into reverse


The overdrive gear in the transmission is known to move on the output shaft making overdrive hard to shift into & eventually not at all

Sep 10, 2010 | 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck

1 Answer

2002 dodge ram 2500 transmission slippage


service the gear box and if that does not do it its the torque converter

Jul 06, 2009 | 1999 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

2002 dodge diesel 2500 5 Speed....... Clutch will


if master cylinder and slave cylinder.is good and have brake fluid is in system and no leaks.problem is in the clutch and pressure plate.

Jun 10, 2009 | 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck

3 Answers

Transmission won't shift from 1st to 2nd gear on it's own


Have someone scan the transmission for bad shift sensors.

Mar 13, 2009 | 1999 Dodge Ram

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

449 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70365 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22041 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6878 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...