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Old 08-31-2011, 04:41 PM   #1
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My buddy is having a trans issue with his truck and im going by what i can decipher over the phone..He says one day he can get in it and drive no problem and the next it wont move..I guess he flushed the trans and new filter fluid and thats when this started happening...Kind of has me thinking his TC is going bad but im not sure..Im not SUPER familiar with transmissions...im looking for any other ideas.Also says wqhen it gets warm it slips..Wich has me just thinking the clutches are shot and when he flushed it there was material in the fluid making up for the worn clutches and as the fluid gets warmer and thinner it lets it slip...Any other ideas? its a dodge ram 4wd..
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He could try a can of no slip.
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yeah i guess but id like to figure it out and fix it
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Check the oil pressure. If it'* correct and still slipping, then the clutches are likely worn.
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thats my orig idea but he said he bought htis trans brand new not long ago and only has 10k on it?!
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Could be the seal for the filter. Those have been known to cause problems in Fords. If not it will probably need clutchs and clutch seals.
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Also fluid level is critical, don't underfill or overfill.
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Well this is a dodge ram and also the fluid and filter are both new and filed to proper levels
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Was the old fluid dark? If the filter is new, and the fluid level is correct, and it'* still slipping, I would check the pressure, if that'* good, then the clutches are shot.
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ALRIGHT ILL HAVE TO GET HIM TO TRY N DRIVE IT TO MY SHOP.i MAY HAVE TO GO TOW IT..AND ILL CHECK THE PRESSURE
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