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Transmission Hi,kudos to you folks for being on here. Have a 95 Dodge Caravan, 3.0 motor, automatic. Fluid is fine, it is stuck in first gear, will not shift. I have a gut feeling it could be a electronic problem ? Could you advise me what to look for, check ? Really do not want to spend tons of $$$$$ for another trans, vehicle not worth it. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks George

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  • zsazsamannes Aug 04, 2008

    Regarding my 1995 Dodge Caravan 3.0L V-6. This vehicle has high mileage - nearly 280,000 and a recemt transmission shift problem. It is in a fail-safe or limp-in mode and has only 1st and Reverse gears. There is an external speed sensor, I believe, which may cause this however I've been unable to find a repair, dealer or transmission shop that will replace this part and its connectors or admit there is such a part - only a vehicle speed sensor not a speed sensor (turbine) on the transmission.

    Any suggestions are appreciated.

  • npearljam Oct 19, 2008

    Finally found a decent guy in Salida, Co. who knew what he was doing.

    Took awhile, but the problem was solved by replacing the trans. computer

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    First thing to do is check for trouble codes, next is verify trans has power to it, armed with that info you will most likely end up replacing the transmission, these vans have a terriable record of failures of the trans, there is a class action law suit I beieve.

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If you had first and second you would be in limp home mode. Only having first suggests a PRNDL sensor or a speed sensor (there should be two, one is vehicle, the other turbine). Both sensors look the same on the outside of the vehicle, but have different ends internally. Your local parts store should have both of them and they are cheap enough that it might be worth trying them out before anything else. Now if you really are in limp home mode, these tranny's are infamous for stripped planetaries, but the ONLY way to find out if that's your problem is to pull the transaxle and partially disassemble the trans.

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can be issue with gears or problem with transmission and needs to be rebuilt.
Also get the tranny fluid checked. If it\'s low, then such problems
occurs.








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troubleshoot these types of issues, check the actual solved problems with these
types of issues.




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are solved help links provided below: -------




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the link below and go through the details and diagrams to troubleshoot the problem:
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