Yes, you can do something about this, whether the vehicle is currently fixed or not! Contractor for manufacturer said he could find nothing wrong with truck. Any knowledge would be greatly appreciated. Over 36,000 miles, have extended warranty, going back to dealership tomorrow. I now use the parking brake at all times when truck is parked. I left the vehicle to talk to someone.
I had also noticed that day before the wreck that the transmission was kicking into passing gear at 40 mph. Damage to bumpers and tailpipe. Year Engine Trans Type Drive 1987-2003 V6 3. Put int into 2nd and starts in 2nd. The contact stated 2003 Dodge Ram 1500. I purchased vehicle 5 weeks ago.
She then heard a loud pop and noticed that the vehicle was moving. Front Band Out of Adjustment. Although out of production for a while now, there are still plenty of these popular vehicles on the road. However, if you have missed that period now you will have to pay for such procedure. Los Angeles Glendale Office 450 N. The pop you heard was most likely a mechanical failure in which a mount or internal gear may have broken or seized. Vehicle has 1200 miles on it.
Complaint Number: 10229369 Incident Date: July 20, 2005 Date Added to File: May 30, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Has happened numerous times! I just don't trust it and don't know about buying another Dodge product again. Complaint Number: 10302357 Incident Date: January 3, 2007 Date Added to File: January 26, 2010 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2003 dodge ram 1500. These have all been described as normal by the dealer. The band strut pictured below stock strut is on left side of picture is subjected to more than 2000 ft lbs. Restart truck ,then put in drive then it drives normal. Would not give me a rental-I had bought the truck from a different dealership. Complaint Number: 10040506 Incident Date: September 24, 2003 Date Added to File: September 24, 2003 Description of the Complaint: While shifting from park into reverse or drive consumer heard clunky noise.
At first it was thought he would survive his injuries but he died from complications of his injuries after a long and painful hospitalization. So my compliant is that my truck is now a fearful thing to drive my wife wont even drive in the truck which only has 18000 miles on it I bought it in June of,2007 with 4800 miles I tried to get Dodge to handle this issue but I never got a response so I feel its my duty as humanbeing to inform everyone of the issue that Dodge wants to keep ignoring this safety concern. The consumer stated while the truck was sitting in idle, the vehicle began to move backwards. I didn't have the extended warranty on my vehicle. Repair stuck 3-4 shift valve, 3-4 timing valve.
The contact was taken to an independent mechanic. Complaint Number: 10116026 Incident Date: November 28, 2003 Date Added to File: March 29, 2005 Description of the Complaint: On friday, nov. The contact owns a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500. The truck backed into a fence post damaging the drivers door and right front fender. I was knocked down by the open door before I could reenter the truck and rolled away to avoid being run over. The contact took vehicle to his local dealer dub herring in picayune, ms and they couldn't detect any failures with the vehicle. Law Offices of William R.
The vehicle has not been repaired. Vehicle was imported from canada and Chrysler corp. The fence post was also bent over. There is also a pause before the transmission shifts, it is slow getting into each gear and does not downshift properly. Dealership checked codes, checked wiring, rear abs sensor, connector, abs controller connector, cleaned, sealed connector. The vehicle was not repaired.
The contact was advised to have the transmission rebuilt, instead of replaced. Drivea and shifts fine when i bought it. A properly working solenoid should return a reading of between 20 — 30 ohms. By the time I could get my foot off the gas and on to the breake my truck was doing over 90 and almost hit the other car time no. Since then, he has had to return to the dealer several times for the same problem. Also check your clutch linkage or shift cable and adjust them if necessary. They kept it 2 days while we stayed in a nearby motel.
It's been over a year and the problem has never occurred again. . The rear movement of the vehicle did not occur until he had come around to the passenger side of the vehicle. In California, your attorney's fees are billed to the automobile manufacturer - not you. The consumer stated from time to time, the vehicle would not engage in reverse for 10-15 seconds. If your Transmission does not shift, proceed to the next step after the transmission cools down. Dodge sat on this truck for five months leaving me without a vehicle, saying that they were sending an inspector out to look at it, inspector would be there any day.
The truck then began to roll backwards in reverse. The contact was taken to an independent mechanic. They are a pretty penny. Any of these small problems can cause the transmission to suck in air sporadically, at which point it loses oil pressure and feels like it is in neutral. Connect the two leads from the ohm meter to the two leads coming off the solenoid you want to test. There is a period of free-wheeling when it downshifts from the od back into fourth gear, causing increased pressure to have to be applied to braking the pickup which in turn causes a jerking while braking.