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Shifting high rpm

Dodge Ram pickup Magnum 1500 vechicle will not shift at all even after adjusting the t.v cable forward and back and still will not shift even a redline

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  • Richard Preciado May 04, 2013

    Ty but I already found the answer after further study on your site problem was the shift solenoid in the trany pan that needed to be taken out and cleaned because it had become clogged due to the fact that my friend who owns the vehicle never doses PM on his vehicles and then wonders why he has so many problems so remember proper Pm will save you so many head aches if preformed right learned that in the Army

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Check your fluid. Is it of correct level. You check with engine running and in neutral on level ground with e/brake on. If it is of good level, not burnt looking or smelling/ meaning should be pink and sweet smelling. It could be a speed sensor but you should have a check engine light if that were the case. If you have a check engine light give me the code. But it would be the speed sensor on the drivers side of the trans not the axle as that is more to do with abs I believe. Let me know

Posted on May 04, 2013

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SOURCE: 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 2WD won't shift properly

Sounds like the speed sensor on the rear axle.

Posted on Jan 20, 2009

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SOURCE: 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup error code p0171

This code means that system to lean, bank 1.
some of the possible causes to make this code set are
1. intake or exhaust leak,
2. problem with the air system.
3. MAF (Mass Air Flow sensor)VAF sensor (Volume air flow sensor)
4. fuel pressure/pump
5. injector(s)
6. HO2S (Oxygen sensor)

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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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

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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

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SOURCE: P0068 on a 2006 Dodge

P0068 Symptoms - Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
- Lack/Loss of power
- Engine rough idle Possible causes - Large vacuum leak
- Leaking air duct system
- Mass Air Flow (MAF) poor electrcial connection
- Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) poor electrcial connection
- Faulty Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
- Faulty Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor
- TP sensor not seated properly.
- Faulty Throttle Position (TP) sensor.
- Dirty throttle body
When is the code detected? The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors operation rationality check by comparing sensed throttle position to mass air flow readings
P0068 DODGE Description The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) monitors a vehicle operation rationality check by comparing Throttle Position (TP) to Mass Air Flow (MAF) readings. If, during a self-test, the comparison of the TP sensor and MAF sensor readings are not consistent with the calibrated load values, the test fails and a diagnostic trouble code is stored in continuous memory.

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