the transmission doesn't seem to want to shift out of third gear, what could be the problem?
the transmission doesn't seem to want to shift out of third gear, what could be the problem? when i take off it acts like it is in second or third and about the time i hit 40mph it doesn't shift and the engine's rmp is around 4,000 rpms
sounds like a sensor or or internal problem iwould take it yo a trans,shop and let a mechanic test drive.
This could be a solenoid, or it could be low pressure from the front pump. A solenoid or electrical problem would likely throw a code that could be read. More than likely your transmission is shot. I picked up a LOT of Dodge/Chrysler/Plymouth minivans with bad transmissions like you're describing.
It sounds like you are in limp mode, 2nd gear only, and you need to take it to a shop for a scan.
Looking for a Used Town & Country in your area?
CarGurus has 20,513 nationwide Town & Country listings starting at $1,695.
Search Chrysler Town & Country Questions
Chrysler Town & Country Experts