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2-3 GEAR SHIFTING PROBLEMS

1998 Dodge Dakota

Transmission problem
1998 Dodge Dakota 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 207000 miles

It seems that the last owner of my truck had something of a heavy foot. When ever I first start up, it runs fine, and it usually doesnt give much trouble once it heats up.

Usually it will shift up around 200 rpms, but from 2nd to 3rd, it wants to run up to 300 or so, and sit for a second or 2 before it shifts. Ive tried babying it. Ive tried holding the pedal down. Sometimes it works sometimes it doesnt. Usually it will shift =, run in 3rd for a second or so and then drop to neutral and run way up in the rpms unless I let off, then it reengages the gear. It only does it right in there.

The last owner said he had run it hot a few times, but whats you thoughts?
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Ilkhanozy
October 26, 2008.



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