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Old 12-10-2009, 09:53 AM
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Just got my 2010 SLT 4x4 Hemi last week. Dont know where the direct post area is so I am putting this in a reply section. Hope you guys see this. I was forced to swerve around some dumbie yesterday.
At about 35 mph or 60 kph I floored it and suddenly it downshifted into 1st gear and was taching 5600 before I knew it and I coudldnt get it to up shift I dont know why Chrysler would ever allow a direct downshift at that speed.

I hope I didnt hurt the motor because I only have 100 miles on it.
Eventually I found out how this shifter works but it was scary because I never intended to break it in that way.
If anyone can ease my mind and tell me if 5600 for 6-7 seconds is OK then I will relax a bit. Its my first Hemi and I hope to own it for a while.
Dont know if this is OK but not knowing the navigation here too well then maybe someone can email me at thepogg@hotmail.com
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Old 12-10-2009, 09:59 AM
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Hello and welcome!

I don't have any answers for you but plenty of people here will! Scary stuff, I am glad you are ok! We are glad to have you here and I hope you enjoy it here!
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Hello and welcome to the forum family. I too wish i could help out.
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Welcome to the Z!!! Its fine, thats why there is a rev limiter, so you dont over rev. Just relax and enjoy your new toy. Glad to have ya aboard!
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Welcome to the Z! I wouldn't be too worried about high reving it every so often, in fact it's encouraged. They want the break-in to be just like regular driving, so a few wide-open-throttles from time to time is a good thing, provided you're not driving it like that all the time.
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Glad you joined us and welcome to the Z for Rams from Baltimore . 5600 isn't bad at all . It's fine . If you could go to the top of the page to the User Cp and complete your profile that would be great . Helps us see what you have when your posting a question . Any pictures of your truck ? Any mods done or plans for future mods ? Any of your friends have Rams ? Tell them about us . We would love to have them . You will find this site is full of a lot of talented people . So if theres any question that you need answered , just shoot away . Talk to ya soon . Tom
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