I recently had my transmission rebuilt by my dad's friend. This was a very dangerous and could have caused other accidents. If you remove the part, thoroughly clean the bore using carburetor or throttle body cleaner and a rag before reinstallation. Check carefully, bend and coat pins with dielectric grease. A mechanic ant the transmission repair shop indicated that this was due to the coolant not circulating through the transmission when vehicle was idling in the park gear. This is a known problem that occurs infrequently.
The mechanic said that he has done this on Chrysler products transmission systems many times and it prevents catastrophic failure. Transmission burned fluid, causing it to fail. To check installation, apply the lever by hand and note the movement of the band. You can get those spring fitting tools for fairly cheap, as many of them are made out of plastic. Record this measurement for future use when adjusting the rear band.
The vehicle felt as if it was in neutral. My 2 cts is beware using the Amsoil atf in the dodge transmission, it is not approved for the Dodge. Consumer sent in a fax copy of the internet voq. Align accumulator piston and outer spring, manual lever shaft, and electrical connector in case. 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. Has been doing this since first onwer. The vehicle made a noise when accelerating uphill, the heat shield broke and was fixed.
The old T-stat Cummins Part number is 3928499. The first incidence of transmission failure was reported due to the inability of the dealer to diagnose the problem after four repair trips and until catastrophic failure of the transmission. I believe you get this gist of it. I never heard of stuck check valve issues but normally when a check valve fails it fails open. We concluded that too much oil was going through the cooler so it overheated. It is kit 3806215 with a bulletin 3887755-01.
I was a Amsoil dealer for a few years Amsoil 'reccomends' it but its not approved. A check valve is an anti-backflow device that keeps a gas or fluid from flowing backwards in a designed system if the pressure falls or goes negative. The engine in your 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Does it have any side effects? Replacement is the only option. We have had nothing but trouble with this truck since we purchased it. Taken to dealer again and they stated this vehicle is sensitive even a gas cap not tight will trigger the check engine light.
The pin bangs around inside the case until caught by a gear and thrown through the case. Hopefully, your Agency can help. Someone needs to do something about this why is our government blind to the cheap, dangerous and faulty assembly of this vehicle. Care to buy us a beer? Dealer checks, charged hundreds of dollars and within 8 hours of use light comes back on and stays light. Both of the factory trans cooler lines were cold, not hot at all! My first test drive showed that I was not able to get full throttle range and they reset it. To fix the overheating there is a cooler kit that you can buy. Now I am not sure.
The factory service manual also has a section on the Cummins fuel system with the location and replacement of the overflow valve, a simple and inexpensive procedure. Also if you are able to get this done make sure that it is set correctly. The tail gate has fallen off in the middle of traffic. Atty gen, Dodge, file 9921927 on 4-18-02, may I please have a copy of this with your letterhead as well as a reply so I can foward this to the atty gen. Does anyone on this forum know about this modification? The check valve prevents this from happening.
The simplest way to prevent this is to block the pin with a tab or bolt. Your local Cummins dealer is probably your best bet for testing and repair of your low power complaint. Tighten attaching bolts to 170 in-lbs 19 Nm. Consumer learned of the trans coolant connect recall. Use petroleum jelly to keep it in place.
The first failure was at 66174 miles. It has rarely been used for other than very light duty use and even then the manufactures recommended limits have never been exceeded. The valve must also regulate the flow of the oil through the cooler. No extended warranty coverage is offered for 97 models. Install the replacement parts from the kit.
Any help on this would be great. 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. It is a small gray or black box with 5 wires connected. Park position with ignition key in the lock position, vehicle shifter moved out of park, knocked owner down and ran over me, continued to roll back hit second car, continued to keep going until it hit a curb. Remove the shaft so both levers can be removed Fig 1. If the street pressure falls to less than the house pressure then the water will flow back into the city system.