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No automatic overdrive engagement .a-500.transmission 5.2 liter engine 1989 full size van only

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SOURCE: What automatic transmission is in a 1994 dodge van

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Dodge RAM 3spd auto transmissions (RWD) available for the 3.9L engine were:

  • 3-Speed: A500 (42RH)
  • 3-Speed: A727 (36RH), Sportsman Model

  • If you can't find your model code on the transmission casing, the vehicle build plate (in the engine bay) should have the factory drivetrain code stamped on it.

    Failing this, Chrysler/Dodge should have your transmission details on their database.

    If you end up replacing the entire transmission, you might as well upgrade to the improved 4-speed. Most Chrysler/Dodge RAM transmissions were a universal fit, but some had stronger internal components to withstand the higher torque of the larger capacity engines.

    I've located a link which has more technical detail on the transmission:


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    SOURCE: 1999 Durango Automatic Transmission

    4th gear is shifted electrically. If you have a 4.7 engine the following advise does not apply(different trans) but most likely culprit it the output speed sensor
    in tail end of the trans.The PCM uses TPS, vehicle speed, output speed sensor and OD switch to know when to shift to 4th. 4.7 engine uses a 45rfe trans and would require a scanner to diag.

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    SOURCE: I have a 1995 Dodge B3500 van with an automatic

    u mau have a veicle speed sensor problem

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