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Old 06-23-2013, 07:36 PM
98RamSledHauler 98RamSledHauler is offline
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Default transmission or ?

I have a 98 Ram 1500 5.9. Shifts perfect when first take off, but after driven for awhile it will not shift out of 3rd unless let off accelerator. Transmission was rebuilt about 25000 miles ago...issues with transmission or could it be something else I should check/try?

Recent work (last 5000 miles):
Hughes plenum kit
Plugs and wires
Transmission flush
Coolant flush
Both O2 sensors
Both speed sensors

Not sure if related or adds any info, but do have a rmp surge when between 55 and 60 on flat road. Had something similar years ago on a Durango and told it was a dirty throttle cable - cleaned and better. Not sure how to clean...next on list to try looking up.

Any insight would be appreciated.
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Old 06-23-2013, 09:27 PM
h3lzsn1p3r h3lzsn1p3r is offline
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adjust the tv cable
1998 ram 1500 4wd farm edition, ??mpg because i dont care i will still put gas in it

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Old 06-23-2013, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by h3lzsn1p3r View Post
adjust the tv cable

+1. And make sure fluid is full (in Neutral and warmed up).
Ram 1500, 5.2L, 2wd, hardened trans with Derale pan, Hayden trans cooler, kegger mod, SCT tuned. New metallic black paint, TCP e-fans, HS 1.7 Rockers, restored interior.
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