I found something online about the fluid possibly draining out of the torque converter, and having to wait a few seconds after you start it up, to put it in gear. Jump on to discuss axles, suspensions, engines, mudders, 4x4s and more. There is a reason for this difference in warranties. We concluded that too much oil was going through the cooler so it overheated. With An All Plastic Transducer Inside pan on The passenger side; 3 Pin Neutral Safety Switch.
He even talked me out of buying one of his transmissions after I told him what my local tranny mechanic was going to do to mine. I recently had my transmission rebuilt by my dad's friend. Once you see it apart it's fairly simple. A better answer might be provided if you specify the engine. It will come with a new cooler that you can mount, it would let the oil cool more before it returns to the transmission. I was a Amsoil dealer for a few years Amsoil 'reccomends' it but its not approved.
The management works very hard to make sure the community is running the best software, best designs, and all the other bells and whistles. I have a 2002 Jeep Liberty, 3. I just want to know about takeing it off and will i lose fluid, like i asked in the 1st post. Both of them said that they had not seen Chrysler transmission failures due to overheating from a stuck check valve. I took the oil to a local mechanic I had not used before. The overall opinion on the side effects of the mod, both online and with the local experts, was that the torque convertor would empty of fluid while the vehicle was sitting.
Bottom line is I've got new premium Amsoil transmission fluid and a new transmission fluid filter. Get it on a scanner with trans capabilities and have the pressures checked with a gauge. There should be no foreign substances to gum up the check valve, and with the premium fluid it should just work better. I jacked the truck up-all 4 wheels off the ground and jack stands on all 4 corners. What year is your dodge ram? Re-manufactured transmissions also include a much better warranty than rebuilt transmissions; usually compared to 90 days for the rebuilt transmission.
You might want to do a pan drop to look for debris. Check the filter tube and O-ring, too. Anyways I think the tranny is ok as the fluid from yesterday still looks red and not burnt, and shifted fine when the lights on as I wasnt far from home. He told me that it can stick, but it isn't likely. On the 40 mile trip back to our house the transmission overheated. I am not going to opt for the check valve drill out mod. If you get no reading you have a break in the internal wire coil.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. . I found out that my vacum motter is good. I was a Amsoil dealer for a few years Amsoil 'reccomends' it but its not approved. The tranny fluid and filter, sensors, solenoids, were all changed about a month ago by me, and the bands were adjusted. The mechanic said that he has done this on Chrysler products transmission systems many times and it prevents catastrophic failure.
I consulted with my diesel truck performance shop and with a local transmission shop I have used before about the proposed mod. You may have to before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. Vehicle has a non-serviceable transmission cooler. But anyways I have a 2000 ram 5. A properly working solenoid should return a reading of between 20 — 30 ohms. To fix the overheating there is a cooler kit that you can buy.
Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. Ideally you want the transmission to get no higher than 200 degrees. Now I am not sure. A sticking check valve in the line to the transmission cooler radiator would cause overheating of the transmission without you knowing about it. Great guy with a lot of knowledge.
The online sources seemed to think that this was no big deal, but the transmission expert said that it wouldn't be good for the torque converter. I could engage the 4wheel drive this way. Connect the two leads from the ohm meter to the two leads coming off the solenoid you want to test. It is fairly common for these. Both of the factory trans cooler lines were cold, not hot at all! So I think its clogged, what do yall think. In production between 1999 and 2003, it was used in many popular Chrysler vehicles, including the and Liberty, and the Dodge Dakota, Durango and Ram pickup truck. When a 12 volt charge is passed through the coil winding found inside the solenoid, it generates a magnetic field and cause the plunger to move the valve.