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Old 03-30-2014, 09:12 AM
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Just had Dodge store install Re-man Trannie in this 1997 Cummins. OEM trans had 392K on it with sudden downshifting and shuttering in stop and go traffic. Re-Man is doing a little of the same thing. Tech says its the TPS going nuts. Anyone had this problem ? Thanks Two
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Nope, pros and cons to a

However, since were here...I'd suggest letting HIM install the new TPS. As simple as it is it very well be money in the bank for you.

If HE installs the new TPS and the transmission still does it, the ball is in his court.
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The wife just said the same thing about the TPS ! Checked out prices not bad at $109.
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tranny fluid leak on tranny temp sensor shorted it and caused sudden downshifting at highway speeds - it wasn't pretty. tranny flush 'n' fill and lines re-connected with new temp sensor resolved the bucking and snorting issue, but did not cure the TC lock/unlock problem - new TPS solved that problem.
Takeaway: you may be experiencing multiple malfunctions that are interrelated
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I replaced the TPS in my '97 from RockAuto.com at significant savings over other suppliers. I still have lock-up issues however. There are "voodoo" fixes like tin foil on wires near the TPS and making sure there is no corrosion on battery cables and terminals. I have fought this fight for years and it is never really gone. It is tempting to hard-wire the torque converter which someone posted how on this forum years ago. i can't find it today, however...
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