1. Part fell out during 46re shift pack replacement

    Gen 2 Dodge Ram
    Hey all, I'm not a mechanic by training but am following along with instructional videos on YouTube for basic maintenance. During a shift pack repair on my 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, 5.9L, I finished putting everything back together and saw this part hanging out without a home. It is metal and...
  2. no reverse, no engine brake with 46re

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello! My new-to-me 2001 ram 1500 has no reverse or engine brake, and despite much reading here and elsewhere, I'm a bit confused. Does anyone know whether a broken overdrive snap ring would cause a loss of engine braking? The Truck: 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 210k miles 46re transmission Symptoms...
  3. 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Trans

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello everyone, I'm having a problem with my auto trans on my 1500. I believe its a 46RE. I have the 5.9l engine 4 door cab 4x4. This problem started just over a year ago. Every now and then my trans will not shift into drive and overdrive. Usually all I need to do is shut the engine off...
  4. fresh transmission rebuild problems no reverse no od

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I had my transmission rebuilt by a friend vinney at als automotive in medway maine, I had lost overdrive. Then after the rebuild it wouldnt shift enless i took my foot off the gas. So I brought it back and they said it wasnt the transmission it was a cable or somthing. So i brought it home...
  5. Driveshaft sheared off

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hello, need some advise. I just bought a 2001 Ram from a fellow for an incredible price. There is a problem tho. He was hauling ass (120mph) and completely sheared the driveshaft. He bought a used driveshaft and was going to replace it but he couldn't get the yoke out of the end of the...
  6. Infamous P1740 (46re)

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hi all, first post here is an unfortunate one. I recently bought a truck and the CEL came on with a P1740 code. The truck shifts into and out of every gear just fine, including OD. Only thing is when I shift into Reverse or Drive from Park or Neutral there is an audible clunk, and sometimes when...
  7. 96 5.9 46re rebuilt trans new torque converter. shifting problems

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    My dodge ram had no od and loud reverse. So I had a friend who works at a garage rebuild the transmission well I guess the entire o/d unit was fried and the planetary was messed up aswell. So some new parts a rebuild kit a new o/d unit a new torque converter and alot of money later.. I now have...
  8. 46RE interchange

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    to make a long story short,i bought a parts truck for my 02 2500,but the parts truck is in way to good of shape to hack up..its a 96 ram 1500 4x4 360 v8 with a np231 case...the trans is missing...i have the valve body with the 8 prong plug...and the rear section of the transmission case(between...
  9. Help! Advise for 97 ram first start up after 2 years?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys! I'm kinda new here so I’m sorry if this post has been made already, feel free to point me in the right direction. Okay so here is my predicament that I would love help with and any guidance. I have a ram with the 5.9 v8 and 46RE auto trans that I am just now getting time to put...
  10. transmission problem, Help please!!

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    hey guys im having one heck of a problem, it's going to be a long story to get all the facts in so here goes: ive got a 2000 dodge ram 1500 4x4 with the 360, 392's 35 inch tires cold air intake one friday night after a few to many beers in buddys shop we got the idea we could get some smoke...
  11. 96 ram 1500 46re. 60mph 2500rpm OD?

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Let's start by saying I'm running 285/75/16s with stock 3.55 gears. I purchased the truck not running replaced a boatload of parts. Changed all fluids filters etc.... Got it running and inspected and been driving it around a lot. When replacing the transmission fluid there was a solid inch of...
  12. No first gear or OD

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Just bought my first dodge last week :smileup:, the truck starts off in what I assume is second gear when you are in drive and also has no overdrive at higher speeds. I know that first gear is good because you can manually select 1 on the shifter and it works like it should; You then have to...
  13. 03 Dodge 1500 4.7 46RE 4x4 Tranny issue ?

    4.7L PowerTech V8 Specific Topics
    SO here is my problem in a nutshell, Truck WILL go into all gears "Not easily" 1st fine 2nd around 2500 Rpm 3rd have to kick it up to 3500/4000 and back off have not pushed it to 4th or Passing as it seems i would have to redline it. While it is doing this the truck sounds like it is a stone...
  14. Recommended 46RE rebuild parts

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    :4-dontknow:Hello Ramforumz members! I have searched for a comprehensive list of things to include in a 46RE rebuild, but have come up with nothing. For example, it seems that every "master" or "complete" rebuilt kit includes different things in the kit. Of course, there are those few...
  15. Pulling 46re from a 2001 2500 long box

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I have three 2nd gen rams and have just started removing the transmission from the 01 3/4 tonne. This truck could only find reverse, no forward gears at all. I already have pulled another 46re from the other 01 2500 I have, both are 46re although I was surprised to see the pressure governor...
  16. 46RE no overdrive or lock-up at all

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    I recently bought a truck from a complete moron who lived ON daytona beach. I grew up in MN and never seen this much corosion on electrical components in my life. With that being said I have replace almost everything electrical, dash, OD switch, multiple pigtails and the fusebox under the hood...
  17. 1999 46re auto trans problems

    5.2L V8 Specific Topics
    So, here i am with more problems from the old ram. 1999 dodge ram 1500 5.2 46re auto tranny with 110000 miles. the trans. is now acting up. it was doing good for a while until i had 2 misfires, a bad o2 sensor and a plugged cat. it seemed like it was going into limp mode, and would drop into...
  18. Redline on 46re trans

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.9 Liter V8
    Hey guys. Does anyone here happen to Know what the redline shift is on the 46re Trans. Really been bugging me as I do not have An rpm gauge. Thanks
  19. Transmission Pan Gasket Leak

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey RamNation, I have a very small leak coming from my transmission pan gasket. I'm getting ready to go out and buy the gasket and transmission fluid. My question is, what type of fluid should i use and HOW MUCH? AutoZone recommends ATF +4 Valvoline Full Synthetic. Is that a good fluid to use...