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Old 08-26-2010, 11:55 PM
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My 6spd. on the '00 ram 3500 CTD took a crap today. I was pulling my pto generator trailer to the hay field, about 20 mph in 2nd gear. All of a sudden the whole shebang locked up. I immediatly pushed the clutch in and heard a bang. It was 'free' then. But even in neutral, something is 'in gear'.... and it's a higher one. Either direct or od. Pull it into gear, and its locked up again. probably 2 gears at once. Oh the humanity. man, I am almost out of wheels here~!
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when I first got this about 4 years ago, it was hard shifting into 5 and 6th. Trans shop put in new syncros.... and it was much better.

My neighbor has a '97 2500 with ctd and a 5 spd. he has had the od gear fall off 3 or 4 times over the years. I think his last fix finally got it.

Does this sound like the same problem as the 5 spds?

This truck doesnt see the torture the '95 sees, mostly hiway miles. While almost always loaded, never 'overloaded' like the 95.
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Old 08-26-2010, 11:59 PM
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Wow, just curious did you check the shifter linkage to make sure it was not binding? I've had that happen in the past on manual transmissions.
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Man you just can't win can ya . Sorry to hear of the troubles your going through . Yes it sounds like it's stuck in two gears .
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Man you just can't win can ya . Sorry to hear of the troubles your going through . Yes it sounds like it's stuck in two gears .
going to put on a straight jacket today. That way I can't drive/operate/bust anything.
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I am sorry that you are going through this! Try an extra cup of coffee! It always makes me feel better I hope you have a better day today!
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Sorry to hear about the troubles, hopefully it gets resolved...
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