2000 Dodge Ram likes to die in reverse

Tiny
BUCKYASH
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  • 2000 DODGE RAM
  • V8
  • 4WD
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  • 12,200 MILES
I have a 2000 dodge ram. Recently Changes engines in the engine is the same as the orginal 5.9 360 the engine is a salvage yard engine out of a 1998 Dodge durango. Any way the engine runs fine and every thing hooked up just as was on the old one. After getting runing found out it Runs fine and shifts good in foward gears and but Dies in reverse. Stalls out the engine. Put it up on a jack and same thing with a load off or on doesnt matter. Got any ideals were can start have no engine codes. Truck seems to have trans override what you guys think?
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Wednesday, December 19th, 2007 AT 10:35 PM

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Tiny
MERLIN2021
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ALL connectors matched up? And tranny is the original? Answer these and I will look at it in the am!
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Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 AT 8:11 PM
Tiny
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On some mopar applications, I have heard of a restricted cooler for the transmission cause this condition. You can temporarily by-pas it with rubber hose for a test.

It is possible that a wire is being stretched. IF you can rock the eng/trans in the way that it torques in reverse and make it stall, it will help confirm this.

You can try swapping the crankshaft position sensor with the old one if you still have it.
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Sunday, December 23rd, 2007 AT 8:37 AM
Tiny
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Buckyash wrote

" have took the truck to a repair shop they hooked it up one a genises (spelled wrong) Scanner and they could not find any trans codes or anthing wrong with and sensors. Everything seems to be working fine from the electrical part also did a test where he put truck in Drive and used the Scanner to shut the vehicle off. And says torque convertor was working fine. Vehicle stills dies in reverse what else could it be mabe a Safety neutral switch or what else u have in mind. Dont think theres blockage in lines either I have put on atleast 100 miles on the truck since this problem has came up"

Nuetral safety should not cause a stall. But prevent or allow a start.

Did you try:
Manually rock the eng/trans in the way that it torques (moves/shifts) in reverse and see if it makes it stall. It will take a couple guys to do this to get leverage.
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Thursday, December 27th, 2007 AT 5:37 AM

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