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94 Dodge Ram 3500 Van runs fine, but will not move much. Previously would start in Park, now will only start in Neutral. After sitting for a few hours or a day it will run a few hundred yards but then stop- engine doesn't sputter or anything, just wont pull. Replaced the Throttle position sensor, but that didn't fix it. Thinking maybe transmission modulator or like-item?

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    Chapman Oct 21, 2013

    - Should mention it ran fine for a while, including 3 state trip in September. Tranny was done at 270k mi, now at 307k

  • Chapman
    Chapman Oct 21, 2013

    Also, I'd like to change the transmission filter, if anyone can tell me where I can find it?



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Dumb question but, did you check the trans fluid? A torque converter can hold 6 quarts of fluid or more and if the van has sat for an extended period of time the fluid drains from the converter and will come out of the vent tube causing a no movement issue

Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Testimonial: "That was the first thought, side-of-the-road when it first broke down. I checked the fluid, and it read a decent level, and then we added maybe 2 more quarts to it. I figured it would be fine.. When it sits, it is usually in my driveway which slopes forward, meaning the front end of the van is lower... could that affect the way the fluid had settled? I drove it about 15 miles before the problem kicked in the other day. That was the first time the van had shown any symptoms like this.."


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