Sure enough when he split the tail shaft off the nut was just hanging on the shift rod. I unplugged the ground on the passenger side next to the battery, removed the ground from the wiring harness all the way to the driver side of the engine to where it is spliced, rerouted it and tie wrapped it to the positive cable across the top of the radiator, then plugged it back in. The service manager said that I was driving it abnormally. The problem started at 98000 miles and at that time I was still covered under my extended warranty. Dealer replaced clutch assembly and flywheel and found clutch disc burned out. The contact received a recall notice that stated that, in certain circumstances, the vehicle may move without warning. .
When I accelerate from a stop the transmission will not shift down unless I feather the throttle. The consumer was unable to get the trailer completely off of the highway. The heavy current flow in the positive battery cable during starting doesn't seem to cause any problems with induced current in the ground wire. Remove the plastic corrugated cover in the branch area in order to gain more length for the disconnected end. I took the wiring out of the harness and routed it around the radiator and over to the battery. With An All Plastic Transducer Inside Pan on The Passenger Side.
I have friends that work for a dealer and none of them made a suggestion like this to fix the problem. The vehicle is mostly driven on the highway. The annoying problem of clutch cycling went away immediately with quick install of this noise filter. See my website: Symptoms This problem has been reported on 1998 through 2004 Dodge trucks with Cummins diesel engines. At the time I did this fix the truck was to the point of being almost impossible to drive; cutting in and the whole time I was driving it. Turn the ignition key to on.
With An All Plastic Transducer Inside Pan on The Passenger Side. What is the cause of this? Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. A failure may not appear for several days. While in traffic, the consumer had to coast to the shoulder while pulling a 26' trailer. Then I have to pull over shut the truck completely off and then back on and it is fine for a couple miles then I have to stop and do the same thing over again. I just wanted to say thanks for taking the time to share your solution. The converter clutch is engaging and disengaging.
When I am going down the road my truck will shift right out of drive just like someone shoved it into neutral. Note: Some people have removed the ground wire from the bundle to the driver's side, spliced in an extra length, and rerouted the wire across the top the radiator. Lift and rotate the bracket to allow access to the wiring bundle. There were numerous complaints about this problem. We installed additional ground wires, rerouted wires, increased clutch pressure, etc. Note: It has been reported that converter clutch cycling continued after relocation of the ground wire as show above.
I was ready to call it quits and buy a new truck. Your fix of just re-routing the ground wire did the job. Trouble started about 1 month ago, at 92, 000 miles. Anyways that was when they closed the door on me, and now I am pursuing taking them to court, because they never fixed the problem that started before warranty was up. I did not have to do this on my truck.
Yes I love my little 1999 Red Dodge Dually. Many automobile manufacturers require the use of synthetic motor oil in their turbocharged engines because of this additional protection. The transmission feels like it is shifting, but it is not. The mechanic at the repair shop stated that a nut on the fifth gear failed. After three trips of over 9,000 miles combined, the problem has disappeared. Check the belt location on all pulleys before removing the wrench.
Do not connect the braided wire to anything. I had taken it to the dealer 16 times for the same problem. When I put the truck into fifth gear it felt as if I had shifted into neutral. I pull a 35 ft 5th wheel so I need the low gear at red lights. I have a 01 cummings with a auto and do to the icy road's in the far northwest corner of Montana I pretty much have to drive in 4 hi all the time until it thaws enough to get the roads bare again. Consumer was told these problems are due to faulty computer and Chrysler will not have a remedy for about 2-3 months.
It usually acts up within the first week. Beware of rebuilt alternators that could already have leaky rectifiers. Will not down shift into third gear with gear grinding. See the problem theory below. This occurs in 3rd gear. Consumer stated this occurred in 1998 the first time, exact same thing happened and was repaired under warranty the first time.