Found out both back axles are bent. Long story short towed vehicle into the shop the said the torque converter exploded, in turn took the pump and tranny out. I then informed them that nearly the same repair less the torque converter occurred last year. They were both treated and released. The mechanic called a Dodge dealer in Orlando and explained what had happened to the rear axle. In addition to the clutch assembly components being distorted and bent. You shouldnt either if you dont want to get ripped off.
Have not replaced the door. The reason I am telling you this I don't want anything to happen to somebody else and cause a serious accident with that type of vehicle I owned and everyone that I'd talk to that had that vehicle said they were having the same problems. The current mileage is 8,000 and failure mileage was 7,600. I then did and was initially met with great service and was then met with too bad so sad which resulted in me calling their service center so many times that it bordered on harassment by communication. Was just told that both bearings need to be replaced. The current and failure mileages were 37,200. One in Canada that is very similar to mine.
She came back in and said the truck wont go forward or backward. With the engine running and the truck in park, check its transmission fluid dipstick and add a half quart at a time until the fluid level appears between the hash marks on the dipstick. Have to get fixed to get rid of it. Having to pay Dodge 2 times for same repair. As of 2010, Ram offers its own brand with the 1500 model. The contact stated that the transmission will not shift into gear. This is not a problem with new or rebuilt replacement parts, but by now most of the original seals in vehicles made prior to 2000 are are the verge of failure due to age and heat degradation.
The Dodge Ram 1500 automatic transmission requires Mopar+4 automatic transmission fluid or equivalent and Mopar manual transmission fluid or equivalent for manual transmissions. The contact exited the vehicle and entered a building when a loud noise was heard. If the vehicle is parked overnight or all day, once it is started and placed into gear, it does not move for 10-15 seconds when the accelerator pedal is depressed. The contact attempted to use the shifter and the clutch, but neither worked. Stopped within 4 feet or lower of hitting my truck.
The transfer case can get so hot that conventional gear lubricants will literally be cooked. Back in 1929, University of Michigan sculptor Avard T. The 1500 model provides three engine choices; the fluid capacities vary accordingly. The warranty company failed to respond, but the insurance company arrived and had the vehicle towed to their salvage yard. The current mileage was 28,925 and failure mileage was 22,000. I again complained to them and they said they couldn't help but recommended I contact Chrysler Customer Service Assistance or whatever its called. The manufacturer refused to take any liability for the failure.
Me and my husband were on our way home from work, it was about 4 a. The road conditions were clear. The vehicle was completely destroyed. The manufacturer stated that there was a defect with the transmission and replaced the solenoids under their liability. When I got to Kissimmee, my rear axle locked up, it wouldn't move forward or reverse.
Driving and stopped at a stop sign and proceeded across highway in safe manner. Dodge knows that there is a huge flaw with their outdated rear axles but won't do anything about it. The vehicle was stopped by the concrete was. . I do not even like driving the truck on the fwy. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Ram 1500, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
While driving 40 mph on a clear day the contact smelled brake fumes and heard a loud noise from inside the engine compartment. The failure occurred on November 20, 2007 and is gradually becoming worse. The parking space that I was pulling into was facing West towards the concrete wall. No additional repairs were made to the vehicle to correct the failure. She came home from work and the next morning went to go Christmas shopping. As a result, the trailer crashed into the rear driver side wheel well. I was going to buy a new challenger but don't know how the rear axle is in it so I won't be buying another Dodge product ever again.
I think all they did was change fluid in tranny. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Ram 1500 and how to check the transmission fluid level. Soon as I got there the service engine light went off and the service advisor said that there were no codes came up. My tires have worn out completely due to this issue, after continually calling the dealership and complaining they are installing an oem suspension part and will give me one free tire. It would go into gear, linkage was working but no going.