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My 2004 Ram 2500 is only driving in 1st and 2nd gear. It is an automatic transmission and I have been having problems with it stalling when I come to a stop. It has 70000 miles on it. Please help

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Sounds like either your fluid is low, or its a dodge and its time for a new transmission, it happens...

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Dodge Ram 3500 skips from 1st to 3rd gear, had rebuild after still the same issue. Any advice?


Governor pressure controls the 1st and 2nd shifts. After that is the 3 and 4 solenoids. you would need to look at the pressure when driving(takes a scanner). pressure is 20 to 30 PSI from 1st to 2nd, depends on acceleration. After that the pressure will jump to 100+ psi. Did you replace the governor solenoid and sensor? They are on the passenger side of the transmission and sit in a block that detaches from the valve body.

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GM Rear Wheel Drive Transmissions

PTU = Power Transfer Unit (Crossover SUV AWD/4WD)

6 Speed Automatic Transmissions

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
MNK Allison 1000
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MW7 Allison 1000
MYB
MYC

5 Speed Automatic Transmissions

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M74 Allison 1000
M22 5L50-E
M82 5L40-E
MTW Allison 2400
MX4 Allison 2000
MX5 5L40-E with PTU*
MV3 5L50-E with PTU*

4 Speed Automatic Transmissions

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M30 4L60-E
M32 4L60-E HD
M32 4L65-E
M33 4L60-E Hybrid
M41 4L30-E
M70 4L70-E Super Duty
M99 2ML70 2-mode Hybrid*
MD8
ML4 4L30-E
MN8 4L80-E HD
MN8 4L85-E
MT1 4L80-E
MW9 HM 200-4R
  • EVT Mode 1 The 2ML70 can operate in electric mode or non-electric mode in first gear with a gear ratio of infinity to 1.70:1.
  • EVT Mode 2 The 2ML70 operates in non-electric mode with a gear ratio of 1.70 - 0.738:1

3 Speed Automatic Transmissions

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M40
M41
M65
MD2
MD3 HM-180
HM-200C
HM-350
HM-400

GM Front Wheel Drive Transaxles

6 Speed Automatic Transaxles

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
MH2
MH4
MH6 6T75 (AWD)
MH7
MH8
MY9 6T75 (AWD)

5 Speed Automatic Transaxles

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
Aisin-AW 55-51LE
M09 Aisin-AW AF33-5
M43 Aisin-AW AF23-5
M45 Aisin-AW AF33-5
M98 AF33-5
MJ7 Honda 5AT
MJ8 Honda 5AT w/PTU*
MLS Aisin 50-40E
MU3 Saab 76.5mm

4 Speed Automatic Transaxles

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
MLQ Aisin 81-40LE
Aisin ZF 4HP 16
HM 325-4L
Jatco JF405-E
M10 Jatco JF403-E
M13 4T60-E HD
M13 4T60-E
M15 4T65E
M45 Aisin-AW AF33
M57 A245-E
M76 4T65E with PTU*
MD7 4T65E
ME7 4T45-E BAS Hybrid
ME8
ME9
MH1 4T80-E
MN3 4T65E
MN4 4T40/45-E
MN5 4T45-E
MN7 4T65E HD
MS7 A240-E
MU4 A246-E
MU5 U341-F

3 Speed Automatic Transaxles

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M60 GEO Metro
MB3 A131L
MD9
MX1 A131L
GEO Storm
HM-425

GM Manual Transmissions

6 Speed Manual Transmissions

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M10 Tremec 85mm
M12 Tremec T56
ML6 ZF S6-650
ML9 ZF S6-40
MM6 Tremec T56
MV1 Aisin 85mm
MV5 Aisin D173 AY6
MV6 Aisin 85mm
MZ6 Tremec 85mm

5 Speed Manual Transmissions

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M35 Getrag 260
M35 Getrag 260 (2003-2004 Cadillac CTS)
M49 BW 5spd
M50
M59 GEO Tracker
M86 Getrag F23 75mm
M94 Getrag F23
M96 Tremec 109mm
MA5 Aisin AR5 82mm
MG3 Getrag F23
MG5
M50
M51
MH3 Tremec T-5
MK5 C59
ML2 Tremec T-5
ML3 Tremec T-5
MT8
MU3 Saab F25
MW2
MW3 NV4500 109mm
TR-3450
TR-4050
TR-4050
2007 Chevrolet Optra and Spark (Trans code Y4A)
2007 Chevrolet Optra and Spark (Trans code Y4M)

4 Speed Manual Transmissions

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
M20 HM-117
M73 Isuzu
MC0 Getrag
MC9
MY6 NP260

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6 Speed Manual Transaxles

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
MT2 Opel F40 83mm
MU9 Opel F40 83mm
MTN Toyota C60

5 Speed Manual Transaxles

RPO Trans Name 1st 2nd 3rd
D-16 (2005-2008 Chevrolet Aveo 1.4 DOHC / 1.5L)
D-16 (2005-2008 Chevrolet Aveo 1.4 SOHC)
Y4A (2007 Pontiac Matiz)
YM4 (2005-2007 Chevrolet Aveo)
D-20 (2005-2007 Chevrolet Epica)
L73 Pontiac LeMans F16
M42 Geo Metro
M43 AF23
M49 BW 5spd
M58 Geo Metro
M79 LeMans F13
M86 Getrag F23 (5T45MI)
M94 Getrag F23
M98 Aisin 55-51E
MB4 Geo Prizm 1.8L
MB5 Geo Prizm
MFB 2008 Chevrolet Epica 5-Speed S/R (D24)
MFN 2008 Chevrolet Epica 5-Speed S/R (D33)
MG1 HM-282
MG2 HM-282
MG3 Getrag F23
MJ1 Isuzu
MK7 Isuzu
MLM Y4M (2008 Chevrolet Aveo 1.6 DOHC)
MR3 Isuzu
MU3 Saab F25
MV2 Chevrolet Sprint
MY7 Early J-car

GM Continuously Variable Transaxles

RPO Trans Name Lowest Highest
M83 V20-E
M75 V25-E
M16 V25-E AWD

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My 04 d0dge ram 4wd auto trans will not down shift


What is the governor pressure sensor reading look like.
This sensor tells the transmission controler what kind of load the engine is under while driving. This tell the transmission what gear to be in. That's why the transmission starts in 2 nd gear
..With most transmissions now if you don't have the live data in front of you to see if all the sensors are in range and test the values that are out of speciation.

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Infiniti I 35 2004 transmission trouble. Can I drive 8 hrs home. High pressure from 1st to 2nd. Really hard shift but only from 1st to 2nd otherwise everything runs fine. Advice plz


8 Hours driving is a long time to run a faulty gear box . If it is manual then bearings will be failed before you get home and that is replacement box. If automatic then the problem is probably the transmission control module an who knows when that will fail completely and you will have no gears . I would advise against driving it long distances until you have the problem diagnosed by an transmission shop as it may cost you more money than just the fare on a bus or train alone to get home while the repairs are being done.

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2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Manual Transmission Trouble


Take it back

Did you not test it out--- before paying
& driving off?

Maybe the trans has some internal wear,
from the previous owners habits

Dec 08, 2012 | 2007 Dodge Ram 2500

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2001 Dodge ram -2500 automatic. transmission slow to engage, months later started not shifting into 3rd gear, then 1 months later slow to engage into 2nd , now only 1st gear......


sounds like filter could be clogged, if it hasn't been changed in a while. you can try to replace throttle position sencer, it is like your old trans kinkenge system, only now, it is elect. it tells trans when to shift, like your speed sencer on trans doe's. both can make it act like it is.

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First thing is to read out, with a rented scanner, whatever codes the computer is storing instead of just replacing parts. You didn't say whether the transmission is automatic or manual--there are different troubleshooting procedures for each type. Is the shift a floor or column type?

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