I hope Dodge will not make these same mistakes with there later model. Took back to shop replaced tranny filter and bands adjusted. Different dealer fixed gasket on intake manifold that was drawing oil into engine. Come to find out it was the speed sensor that screws in from the out side of the trans. Here I am at 30K and still having the same problem.
When it gets colder out side my tuck wont shift from 2nd to drive. No safety defect listed in summary. Dealer states that all Dakotas 2005 with 6 cylinders have the same problem, and dealer cannot fix the problem. I haven't been able to find anything on this kit either if it even exists or can be done. There is a little door there.
Any one have any answers??? Obviously, Dodge made a hunk of junk and I bought one. I think the speakers behind the seats are 5. But if you own a 98 Dodge Dakota have your ball joints checked they are a hazard and someone is going to get killed, if they already have not. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The contact was able to drive the vehicle to the dealer the following day.
Another incident we have had with our vehicle while traveling home one afternoon at a higher rate of speed was the feeling of someone who had pushed real hard on the brake for a moment. It doesn't seem to be coming from the engine it runs very nicely. My '98 Dakota Sport has 6. Who will get maimed or killed? Next you will need an ossiliscope and a hi-tech certified computer programmer to adjust the new 6Speeds sensors to the existing ecu. The sensor is easy to access on the side of the throttle body just under the air box. Open the driver side door and look at the left side of the driver side dashboard.
We reported this like we had with the other quirks that I had mentioned, only to be told the same thing, that our computer did not store any codes, and they could not get the vehicle to duplicate the problem. When it's cold you need to check to see if the pcm is grounding the overdrive solenoid. This does not happen all the time, but it has happened on a number of occasions for as long as we have owned the vehicle. Put just plain water in and run. I haven't heard of anyone doing it yet but I'm sure some one has! The front passenger side door was damaged and the contact was injured. An internal seal that forces the shift from second to third, has to seal on two surfaces. You will have to have it scanned to do this.
Anybody out there try this Level Ten outfit yet? For Dodge inline 6 cylinder engines, the firing order is For all Dodge 4 cylinder engines, the firing order is 1-3-4-2 All dodge distributors rotate clockwise. There should be an access hole on the bellhousing to look and see what's happening with t … he engine notrunning. The car will be lifted up to dismount the old one. After coming to a complete stop the vehicle would jump forward, making me feel like someone rear ended me. Clicking noise when shifting into reverse or drive. From my experience with my Dakota the transmission was enough of a problem with out all the other gremlins.
Dealer did search online to remedy this problem through Chrysler. . Supposedly, on the 2003+ trucks, a redesign has eliminated the problem. In heavy traffic it can not be safe to pull over leave the truck running and hope that the wrecker driver does not turn off motor before hauling to service department. Clicking is a fast clicking noise which lasts about 3-4 seconds.
Usually, I could get it to shift by dropping it into 2nd gear with the shift lever, then back into drive and it would usually shift properly after that. Nobody was in the truck and it automatically ran into the garage and ran into the house. In most cases, the collector pipe for the exhaust will need to be unbolted from the headers. It was almost like a positive feedback loop. If you do not have the skills or knowledge to do this you should not attempt it or buy a book to learn all the lines and connection you must remove and the proper procedur … es.
The first is in the dash. Consumer says that when vehicle would climb hill that there was a smell of something burning, the smell came from the catalytic converter. This thing needs a 4spd auto with closer ratio's or a manual. This is due to the fact that the transmission is starting out in 2nd gear. Did not help, check engine light still on.
Bolt had sheared off into exhaust manifold from heat shield, dealer claimed it was from snow packing on shield. There is a further downfall, if your truck sees quite a bit of inner city traffic with stop and go driving, the transmission heats up along with this seal and causes premature wear which further compounds the problem. I almost got run over by the semi. May also be the governor pressure sensor that can give an incorrect pressure back to the computer in closed loop. The current and failure mileages were 5,400.