1997 Dodge Ram 1500 Transmission Shift Problems!!!
I have a 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 (Vin: Y) w/ 318 engine. And I've searched the forums and i can't seem to find the answer(s) to my question, so here goes:
It has like 105,000mi on it. And when I'm driving down the road it takes a little pedal easing to shift into 2nd gear and then i have to rev the engine up to like 3500+ rpm in order for it to shift into 3rd and 4th gear. I took it to the local Jiffy Lube to have it flushed and i put some Lucas in it thinking that would fix the problem but that doesn't seem to have done the trick. No such luck. It still doesn't like to shift into 3rd and 4th gear. Sometimes it still won't shift when i rev it to 4,000 rpm.
Any ideas? I heard people hinting at shift solenoids, and others hinting at a clogged transmission filter being the culprit. but i don't have the money to take it to a shop to figure it out.
Any suggestion would be much appreciated!