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Old 02-16-2011, 09:44 AM
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My granddad died about 8 months ago of abestos (sp) lung cancer. His last prized possession was his 1999 Dodge Ram. The other day my grandmother came to me and offered the truck to me, me and the wife talked about it and decided we could use an extra vehicle and the fact that it was my granddad's sealed the deal. Now, I come to the question, I have read about transmission troubles with the automatics in this year, the truck has 98k on it, is this something I should plan on or was the problem only on some models?

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Hello and welcome!

Good to have you with us, I hope you enjoy the board! Sorry on the loss of your granddad, I am sure having his truck is comforting. As for the tranny questions, I will let the qualified people answer that!
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Hello and welcome to the forum, glad to have you join us! Sorry to hear about your granddad's passing, and I think it's nice you have his truck. I don't have any advice for you, either, but others surely will! Lots of great people and info here, so any help you need, just ask and I hope you enjoy the site!

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Hello and welcome to the forum. Sorry to hear of your loss.When you get a chance why don't you post a picture or two of your truck.
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Welcome to the Z. With that kind of mileage it probably wouldn't hurt to have a full trans flush, filter change, and fill. Also do all the other maintenance called for in the owner's manual.

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