Question about 1998 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

Hello, I have a 1998 Dodge Durango (automatic), having problems accelerating around the 30 mph mark (not sure what gear this would be). If you baby it up you can pass this shift mark, but if you have your foot as you would normally drive the rpms jump up into the red zone. This only happens around the 30 mph mark, it shifts fine when I am on the freeway at higher speeds.

Posted by on

  • shala29ca Mar 08, 2009

    Hello, Thank you for your response. The transmission has been rebuilt already, we have over 160,000 and the transmission lasted till about 30,000 ago.

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 6 Answers

There is a malfunction in the transmission somewhere. this is a problem you cannot fix in a basic garage because of the diagnosis tools needed for this trans. diagnosis. could be bad TV cable adjustment if not anything major. durango transmissions usually dont last past 100,000 miles.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What would cause my Durango to all the sudden start to vibrate when accelerating?


if front wheel drive check the cv joints both sides. If rear wheel drive check the drive line "U" joints.

Dec 06, 2014 | Dodge Durango Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1998 lexus gs300 runs at 2800 rpm at 65 mph


At a steady 65 mph, the torque converter clutch (TCC) is engaged. When you accelerate, the ECU disengages the TCC to gain extra torque for acceleration and then re-engages TCC when speed is steady. Its kind of like having an extra gear.

Jan 03, 2014 | 1998 Lexus Gs 300

1 Answer

How many rpm should a automatic 2001 dodge durango shift gears at.


There is no set shift point on any vehicle

If you hold the gas down longer or further
the shifts come later

Only the torque converter clutch lock-up
comes on at about 42 MPH, under even throttle
in high gear

Mar 11, 2011 | 2002 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

1998 Durango 5.2 4x4, transmission shifts out of first at 3500 rpm and 30 mph, then goes directly into 3rd gear, totally skipping over 2nd. all other gears are on time, and perfect. what is causing this, i...


first buy the transmission fluid shift helper and pour it in the transmission...and if that doesn't work then you need to let a mechanic check the transmission for you...it might be going out...
Good Luck!

Oct 11, 2010 | 1998 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

2004 Durango "throttle control" light blinking


This is a several hundred dollar part so getting the truck diagnosed properly is the best thing to do. Without codes and diagnostic procedures for the code their really isnt anything you can do without the proper tools

Jan 27, 2010 | 2004 Dodge Durango

1 Answer

30 mph it starts to falter ? the rpm?s go high but not the speed


well your tranny is slipping check your tranny fluid make sure its not low on fluid

Dec 03, 2009 | 2005 Dodge Ram 1500

1 Answer

Vibration at speeds of 45-55mph


Check your drive shaft u-joints..Number one cause.Have a great night!!!

Apr 03, 2009 | 1995 Dodge Dakota

1 Answer

TRUCK WONT GO INTO GEAR AND THE RPMS GO HIGH


sounds as if it has an internal problem with one of the clutch packs or a valve in the valve body not switching correctly and will need some internal work done

Jan 01, 2009 | 1994 Dodge Ram

1 Answer

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


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

Nov 25, 2008 | 1999 Dodge Ram

Not finding what you are looking for?
1998 Dodge Durango Logo

355 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dodge Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60867 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21949 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6811 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...