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  1. G56 Transmission Issue

    HD RAM - GENERAL DISCUSSION
    Hi I’m new to this page, I barely bought a 3rd Gen 3500 with the G56 transmission. I was stupid and didn’t think of taking the truck on the freeway before I bought it, but I come to find out that in 6th gear my speed tops off at 70 mph at about 3,000 rpms. Now I don’t know if this is a common...
  2. Tranny overheating

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    I have a family member with a 14’ 1500 5.7 4WD 3.55 single cab with a a SIX SPEED. not the eight speed and it over heats. Truck only has 70k miles on it and is treated decent with barely any towing. Had it taken to shop for fluid and filter change. Even had an extra tranny cooler installed. No...
  3. 2007 dodge 1500 transmission no third gear

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    So last week my 2007 dodge 1500 lost its third gear. I brought it to the shop and they immediately said the transmission was shot. Luckily I had a buddy with a transmission for me with only 10,000 kms on it. But after putting in the new trans, I’m getting the same result, no third gear. Getting...
  4. Torque converter kicks in and out

    Powertrain
    Hello, newbie here. I have a 2014 ram 1500, 5.7, 8 speed trans, 4x4. Truck is completely stock and has 147000 miles. I’m having an issue with the torque converter locking and unlocking constantly while driving at a steady speed. Does it worse when cold. Also will do it in almost all gears. If...
  5. Vehicle not in park message. 2013 Laramie Hemi

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hi Everyone I'm new here but for the life of me I'm having this issue come up in my 2013 1500 Laramie that i can't figure out and the dealer can't figure it out either. The truck won't shut off. The message came up VEHICLE NOT IN PARK. This would rectify it's self occasionally but got worse to...
  6. 2014 Ram 8 speed transmission overheating

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    One year ago I bought a used 2014 Ram 1500 with the 8 speed torqueflite (ZF8) transmission with 36,000 miles. I immediately noticed the trans temp run over 240 regularly with occasional peaks at 270 and other days it ran around 205 all day. Dealer included a 100,000 mile powertrain warranty...
  7. Bad Transmission, Differential, etc?

    2009 Dodge Ram Forum
    Hey guys, so this morning I jumped in my 09 5.7 and threw it into reverse like I always do. I backed out of my driveway about 10 ft when the truck suddenly slammed to halt, leaving tire marks on my driveway. I drove forward a bit backed up again, this time we're slowly, and the truck stopped a...
  8. Weeping Trans cooler lines?

    5.7L (345 cu in) HEMI V8 Specific Topics
    Hey guys whats your opinion on weeping tranny cooler lines? mine are "weeping" at a rubber connection that goes to metal. the fittings look damp but no signs of actual leaking. trans does not get up to full operating temp but fluid level is exactly where it should be for the temp the...
  9. 2003 Ram 1500 Engine Swap tranny inquiries and questions

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hey everyone how ya'll doin' today? :wavey: I hope I'm in the right place for these kinda questions I'm new here and pretty young in this game and what little bit I know is self taught and I'm figuring out things as I come across them, and I don't want to pass up the opportunity to ask some of...
  10. Auto Transmission sticking in 3rd gear

    2016 Dodge Ram Forum
    Recently purchased used '16 Ram 1500, now got 44K miles on it. Recently had the 8 speed transmission stick in third gear, limp mode is a term I've seen. Stayed stuck through two complete stops but after third complete stop, it downshifted and then ran normally. Dealer could find no error...
  11. 2008 RAM AAMCO says new fuse box

    3.7L PowerTech V6 Specific Topics
    My son has a 2008 Ram 6cyl, automatic and his check engine light came on then he had transmission shifting issues within a day. (AAMCO says it won't go out of 3rd gear). AAMCO told him he needs a complete new fuse box from a dealer at $2100 plus labor. Everything else works in the car...
  12. Lifetime transmission fill - video from ZF

    LD RAM - General Discussion
    I saw this today, a video from the people who make our 8 speed transmissions and how they feel about lifetime fluid fills. It's in German but they have English captions on all of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=37&v=D0f3AYoE3cI
  13. Transmission id # verification

    5.7L V8 Specific Topics
    I have a 2004 Dodge Ram 5.7 rwd . Tranny just went out and bought one from the junk yard. Now im trying to check if the tranny is the one i need since there is a 45rfe and 545rfe before i pull it and swap it. The one i just got has this numbers on the left side of it . TITTJ173410371 493...
  14. OD off light came on

    5.9L V8 Specific Topics
    Hey everybody! Recently purchased a 98 1500, with 205000 on it. Changed the fluid twice and trans solenoid recently. I was going down the highway, at about 75, deaccelerated to take the off ramp to about 40-50, and heard a thump and the OD off light came on and stayed on all the way home. (after...
  15. 68RFE Real Experience Needed!

    Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    Hey guys, I'm hoping to find someone with some real world experience with a 68RFE automatic transmission. A couple months ago I purchased a 2007 Ram 3500 Dually with only 144k miles on it. It was advertised by a used car dealership in PA as having a "smooth shifting transmission". It had already...
  16. Transmission issue

    2014 Dodge Ram Forum
    2014 RAM 1500, 5.7, 8 speed automatic transmission. When cold the transmission is bumpy. It feels like you’re going over bumps in the road. This goes away when transmission warms up. Dealer thought it was a misfire and did service on that angle but it did not solve problem. I don’t think they...
  17. Tq converter hunting

    Performance Mods - Engine - 5.7 Hemi V8
    Hello. 3g ram with 545rfe and hemi, cam and stage 3 vb paired with line pressure booster. i have noticed what i assume to be some torque converter hunting after installing a stage 3 vb. Not sure if it was happening before and i just didnt feel it or if this is new. truck will have small 200 rpm...
  18. Tranny won't go into drive, but will go into reverse

    Cummins Diesel Specific Topics
    My 2013 3500 is used to feed cattle every day, so it sees a lot of mud and rough terrain. Came out of a pasture the other day, stopped to shut gate, got back in and it wouldn't shift into drive. But it would go into reverse. I checked the tranny fluid, it was fine. I disconnected the batteries...
  19. Randomly Stalls @ Stoplight!

    2013 Dodge Ram Forum
    Gentlemen &/or Ladies, Need some help here. I noticed this after picking my truck up from dealership after some warranty work to replace/repair the shift solenoid as it was stuck in 4th gear when in drive. Anyways, that was fixed. I didn't get 3 miles down the road until I got to a stop light...
  20. 2012 Intermittent CEL

    2012 Dodge Ram Forum
    Good Morning, I have a 2012 Ram 1500 (90,000 Miles) that has started acting up. It goes in to the shop next Tuesday for a small leak in the transmission cooler line and to have any stored codes read. In the last few months, it has been throwing a CEL for about 3-4 seconds at a time. It comes on...
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