97 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission slipping - Page 2 - DodgeForum.com

Go Back   DodgeForum.com > Dodge Trucks > Dodge Ram > 2nd Gen Ram Tech
Log In 


2nd Gen Ram Tech 1994-2001 Rams: This section is for TECHNICAL discussions only, that involve the 1994 through 2001 Rams. For any non-tech discussions, please direct your attention to the "General discussion/NON-tech" sub sections.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:36 AM.>

97 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission slipping

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #11  
Old 08-14-2013, 08:58 AM
HeyYou's Avatar
HeyYou HeyYou is offline
Site Moderator
Dodge Forum Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Ram 2500
Location: Adrian, MI
Posts: 36,192
Default

pic won't load for me... might just be my crappy internet connection.....
__________________
1996 Ram 2500 5.9 EC/SB Gas, Auto, 4x4, Hughes plenum plate, Kegger mod, double roller timing set, rest is stock. For now.....
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 08-14-2013, 09:04 AM
stewie01's Avatar
stewie01 stewie01 is offline
Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Vehicle: 2001 Ram 1500 4x2 360V8
Location: Independence, Virginia
Posts: 8,626
Default

__________________
"This place is an X-file, wrapped in a cover-up and deep-fried in a paranoid conspiracy."
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 08-14-2013, 09:10 AM
HeyYou's Avatar
HeyYou HeyYou is offline
Site Moderator
Dodge Forum Moderator
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Vehicle: 1996 Dodge Ram 2500
Location: Adrian, MI
Posts: 36,192
Default

Good Deal Stewie.

That looks just about perfect.
__________________
1996 Ram 2500 5.9 EC/SB Gas, Auto, 4x4, Hughes plenum plate, Kegger mod, double roller timing set, rest is stock. For now.....
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 08-17-2013, 07:04 PM
wldcat1969 wldcat1969 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Posts: 8
Default

Ok, yesterday I put in the new governor pressure sensor and solenoid and changed the transmission fluid/filter. The truck definitely shifts better now but it's still not back to normal. After driving for 10 minutes or so it will still act like I'm popping the clutch when starting from a stop. So it will slightly rev up for a second then jump forward as it catches. Shifting between other gears seems normal but the one from a stop still is acting weird.

Then just to make it even more confusing, after I got home yesterday I parked it, put it in neutral and topped off the fluids. Then I took it right back out (I put a little bit of Lucas Oil in there so I wanted to mix it up) and it shifted just fine. Never shut it off so it was still hot but shifted just fine. So I decided to check 1st and 2nd. Put it down into 2nd to start and it did the same popping the clutch thing. Put it back in drive and it was back to popping the clutch. So just for the heck of it, trying to "clear" it somehow, I put it in neutral for a second, then reverse and backed up a couple of feet. Then back to drive and viola, it shifted just fine. I didn't try putting it back into 2nd. So I'm kind of lost now. Maybe it is a mechanical issue? I didn't clean the throttle cable assembly on the engine but it didn't look too dirty and seemed to move just fine. I checked the other end on the transmission and the spring is still there and it seemed to move without any issue either. It is kind of oily because I think it was leaking transmission fluid before I changed it but it still moved just fine.

Any other ideas? I'm trying to sell the truck but I can't in good conscience let someone buy it if I know there is an issue.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 08-18-2013, 11:16 AM
zman17's Avatar
zman17 zman17 is offline
Retired Moderator - RIP
 
Join Date: May 2008
Vehicle: 2000 2500HD 4x4 5.9
Location: NH
Posts: 18,729
Default

Try adjusting the bands yet ? And you are checking fluid level in neutral right ?
__________________
2000 2500HD 4X4 5.9 and 4:10's,HF tuned SCT,Red-Head gear box, HS 1.7's,
50mm Fastman TB, Hughes Plate,2" Hell Bent ,Volant CAI
Flowmaster 50 series, Rock Solid Ram Steering fix,B&M trans cooler,fuzzy dice good for 5HP
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 08-18-2013, 09:33 PM
wldcat1969 wldcat1969 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Posts: 8
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by zman17 View Post
Try adjusting the bands yet ? And you are checking fluid level in neutral right ?
Yeah, I wondered about the bands too. I looked at them but to be honest wasn't sure how they were supposed to look. I noticed that one didn't look exactly like the other but not sure if that was normal. Here is a pic of them but I'm not sure if you can tell anything from the picture. Hopefully they don't need to be adjusted because I really don't want to take the pan back off again

And yes, was checking in neutral.

Here are the bands:
Click the image to open in full size.

Click the image to open in full size.
Attached Thumbnails
97 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission slipping-img_0029_zpsb7a5aa80.jpg  
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 08-19-2013, 01:38 PM
zman17's Avatar
zman17 zman17 is offline
Retired Moderator - RIP
 
Join Date: May 2008
Vehicle: 2000 2500HD 4x4 5.9
Location: NH
Posts: 18,729
Default

You cant tell by looking at them. You have to adjust them. And this time when the pan is off, install a drain plug.
__________________
2000 2500HD 4X4 5.9 and 4:10's,HF tuned SCT,Red-Head gear box, HS 1.7's,
50mm Fastman TB, Hughes Plate,2" Hell Bent ,Volant CAI
Flowmaster 50 series, Rock Solid Ram Steering fix,B&M trans cooler,fuzzy dice good for 5HP
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 09-05-2013, 09:23 PM
j.hunter1313 j.hunter1313 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 1
Default is my tranny slipping?

Hey guys, im new to the forum. I came here looking for some answers, so hopefully I can find them here!

The other day I drove my truck to work, and to lunch and back with no issues at all. Then when I go to head home, I put my truck in reverse to back out of the stall, and it made a pretty loud clunking noise, then would not move if i pushed on the accelerator. I put it into drive and I could move, put it back into R, and same thing. I was able to drive it home as long as I didnt have to put it into R. So the only area Im having the problem is in reverse.

I had a buddy who told me it was most likely my reverse gear was toast, or an unlikely chance, that it may be my linkage? any thoughts? thanks in advance.
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Reply



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Truck starts and then stalls after 2 sec williamcoates2002 3rd Gen Ram Tech 3 06-14-2015 09:49 PM
Need Help Installing 2015 Dodge Ram 1500 Mirror Glass. ADF1969 4th Gen Ram Tech 6 06-12-2015 06:32 PM
2001 dodge ram 1500 slt front and rear end issues jws123 2nd Gen Ram Tech 8 06-11-2015 02:32 PM
Quick Lifetime Warranty Question OneSickHemiRam 4th Gen Ram Tech 16 06-05-2015 08:14 PM
codes p 0713 and p 1763 eagle101 2nd Gen Ram Tech 1 06-03-2015 08:28 PM

 
Advertising
Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory
Our Sponsors

Internet Brands, Inc.


Contact Details & Emails