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Stuck in 4th gear

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Old 07-30-2009, 11:45 AM
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Apparently this is a common problem. My '09 crew cab is stuck in 4th gear. It's been at the dealer for over 2 weeks now. They've tried everything. I think they're about ready to give me a new transmission.
 
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Old 07-30-2009, 12:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Hal_T View Post
Apparently this is a common problem. My '09 crew cab is stuck in 4th gear. It's been at the dealer for over 2 weeks now. They've tried everything. I think they're about ready to give me a new transmission.
This is the first I've heard of it on two Dodge boards.
 
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Old 07-30-2009, 12:09 PM
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good gas mileage around town?
 
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Old 07-30-2009, 12:46 PM
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Sounds like you got some monkeys working on your truck. If they couldn't figure it out in two DAYS, it should have got a new transmission.
 
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Old 07-30-2009, 12:55 PM
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By the way I didn't mention that it's an automatic.
 
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Old 07-30-2009, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Hal_T View Post
By the way I didn't mention that it's an automatic.

they all are , lol at two weeks to diagnose a transmission problem. It should've already been replaced and this is the first time i've heard of a transmission problem with these trucks
 
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Don't know who told you it was a common problem but on several boards, this is the first posting of such an issue.
 
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Old 07-30-2009, 05:35 PM
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Don't know who told you it was a common problem but on several boards, this is the first posting of such an issue.
I agree, can't be such a common problem if nobody has heard of it before. I also agree, if they had no idea what was wrong after a couple days, I'd be pushing for a new tranny.

Hope you get your truck back soon.
 
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:46 AM
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this is an proven trans in these trucks...you do have the 5 speed auto correct? Also there is no manual available for the 1500. If the person that told you this is a common problem in one working on your truck go get it and take it somewhere else....should be a no brainer, warranty is it not, the way it get diagnosed electronically should take all of no time. My thoughts are I am hearing and seeing people not being able to get stuff fixed under warranty...I think it's a parts shortage. Not necessarily the trans but for sure other parts. As soon the plants closed tons of parts places out of business, they were barely hanging on, I think Chrysler probably spent millions while they were down picking up their machinery at shops that closed and moving them to new suppliers. JMHO
 
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Old 07-31-2009, 12:01 PM
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The initial part they ordered was on back order for 100 trucks. Now I'm told that the "module" should be on today's UPS truck. Hopefully this part will fix it.
 

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