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Tranny slipping in first and second if I let rpms go down below 1500 it shifts but if I give it any gas it keeps going back and fourth between the two gears 97 Dodge ram 1500

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SOURCE: dodge ram 1500 engine rpms surge at freeway speed

those sensors could cause the issue, clean the MAF 1st, also clean the idle system using the following procedure, the IAC can cause cruise surge. I use this to cure these problems all the time.

Here is the most common cause of surges and stalls and low idle, it is the idle speed control air-bypass valve (IAC) and throttle valve, they get full of gunk over the miles and cause idle issues (stalls, low idle) like yours, Get a can of intake cleaner from any local parts store, not carb spray, intake cleaner, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake.

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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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

Monster80
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SOURCE: 99 dodge ram 1500 4x4 5.9l tranny problems

Take a look at the down shift cable and make sure its not broken especially were it connects to the throttle linkage.And maybe try cleaning the electrical plug that plugs into the trans.Its about a 7 to 9 wire plug.They tend to collect water and short the wiring out.

Posted on Mar 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Dodge Truck Transmission

It could be the Vehicle Velocity Sensor (VVS) or it could be the Transmission control module (TCM). Check all the wire harness, V.V.S and T.C.M. The best thing to do is to check the truck for any DTC code. Auto Zone scan free of charge and hope we can find out why the transmission is not working properly. Keep me posted, be glad to help.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

wracefans24
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SOURCE: My 97 Dodge Ram 1500 5.2L Pickup has started

if the truck feels like,
the more gas you give it the slower it goes,
you might want to check for a converter plugging up.

Posted on Jan 14, 2010

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