No power upon accelerating

Tiny
JESSICA MERTENS
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  • 2007 DODGE RAM
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 200,000 MILES
Just wondering what would cause my boyfriend's truck to not have any power when he accelerates hard. The RPM's we'll go way up but no speed is gained for a while and then all the sudden it seems like it realizes it and goes faster. The RPM's are constantly revved up when trying to go 70 miles per hour down the interstate.
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Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 AT 1:36 AM

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Tiny
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Good morning,

This sounds like the transmission is not shifting until a late time.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/automatic-transmission-problems

Is the check engine light on? If it is, do you know the code?

I would start by changing the fluid and filter in the transmission and look for any metal or debris in the pan.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-service-an-automatic-transmission

The shifting points are controlled by a signal from the throttle position sensor on the throttle body.

Roy
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Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 AT 4:22 AM

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