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I have a 1999 ram 1500 4wd 318engine and auto transmission with overdrive. it wont shift out of firrst gear unless you let of gas or run it up to 4000rpm. its fine in the higher gears

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The kickdown on transmissoin controls the up shift and or down shift by the throttle pressure it is out of adjustment.

Posted on May 21, 2011

  • sadie_ mae20 Jun 11, 2011

    mine did samething.2nd gear band was broke.put it in drive when it upshifts pull shifter back to 2nd give it some gas if it just revs up an dont go no 2nd

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