Trainsmisson

Asked by Nov 13, 2016 at 06:44 PM about the 1997 Dodge Dakota

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 97 dodge Dakota with the 318 2wd.
When i drive it it will shift through all the
gears but when i kick down on it just revs up
real high and when i drive it long distance it
stops shifting

3 Answers

76,955

The transmission is probably on the way out but check the fluid level and you can try some Lucas Transmission Fix to maybe get a little more life out of it.

Do you thank it could be the shift solenoid

7,395

They're about $100, it's worth trying it

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