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2013 ram 1500 six speed transmission doesn't hold back going down mountain

It continues to pick up speed in all gears, including first. Is this normal for this transmission?

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check throttel valve cable it shoul be with adjusted to 1/32 in eather direction of the throttel stud

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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.

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Sounds like the speed sensor on the rear axle.

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SOURCE: I have a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 with an automatic

you need a rebuild or a good unit yours is burned up it sounds like check fluid first

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SOURCE: 1997 gmc 1500 went to

Check transmission fuse its the one labeled PRNDL or similar.Use a test light when you check it by the way.If the fuse is good then its probaly your ignition switch failed.If that fuse is bad or the ignition switch is not suppling power to that fuse your tack,speedo,and gear indicator wont work, and your transmission will go into a safe mode.Safe mode is just the transmission staying in 3rd gear all the time until you fix this.

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or auto w/overdrive ?
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like no gear?
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