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rodburner21 01-30-2013 08:43 PM

2001 ram 1500 laramie 5.9 wont shift to 5000k rpms
 
truck will not shift till around 5kish
rpms
i checked the tb thingy
i slide it forward backwards everwheres
still nothing

fluids good

what else bad trans???

the guy i got if from today said its has a shift kit

but still should shift easier at low rpms!



like i have to WOT at 5ks to make it shift?

Screamintrashcan 01-30-2013 08:52 PM

Well, I know the throttle position sensor has a lot to do with shift patterns, perhaps picking one up in a scrapyard and trying it would be advantageous. The TPS is on the drivers side of the throttle body, and has a three wire plug in. generally, if it's not plugged in, the tranny has no idea whether to be in high gear, low gear, or whereever in between. Shift kit my behind, something is wrong, here... Being defective could give you the redline fuel eating shifts, It's a starting point, anyhow!

rodburner21 02-01-2013 05:21 PM

ok changed tps play with kick down valve
changed fluid still the same thing!!
whats wrong?

Screamintrashcan 02-02-2013 10:31 PM

A 2001 should not have a mechanical kickdown linkage, it's electronic, I haven't any idea what it is you are adjusting, sorry I can't help.


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