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My 1996 Dakota 6cyl magnum has trouble shifting mainly from 2nd to D. This seems to happen only when the engine is cold. Bought truck 2 months ago so I do not know about and service that might have been done on tranny. What is the best step for me to try. Thanks: Gene

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  • Gene Barboza Oct 05, 2010

    Will do tomorrow. Thanks gene

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First try checking your clutch fluid. Make sure to let the engine warm up most clutches can get cold causing this. You might have the tranny flushed, not knowing what is in there could be the problem and wrong fluid may have been added. could be low on fluid.

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I would start by changing the fluid and filter in the transmission. If the filter is dirty it will cause the trunk to have to have more rpm's to shift. So I would start there.

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