Transmission won't shift out of drive

Asked by Feb 05, 2009 at 07:45 AM about the 2004 Dodge Ram 2500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2004 Ram 2500 4x4 Automatic Tranny with 140k won't shift out of drive. Reverse works fine,you can manually shift to park reverse or drive, but it will only move forward in third gear(drive).So it is taking off in third gear instead of going through 1st 2nd third and overdrive. I tried to manually shift it to 1st and 2nd with no luck. Transmission shop ran a diagnostic on it and said that the computer is telling the tranny to shift,but it is not taking the command.Any help out there would be great!

2 Answers

40

I'm having the same problem. I can go from reverse or park straight to first then i can shift it manually up but once in drive it won't shift down or into overdrive. I have 62K on mine. Taking it in next week hopefully under warranty. I will post what the diagnoses is.

4 people found this helpful.

I need help on my 390 dodge ram can't shift to drive

Your Answer

Dodge Ram 2500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    2,390
  • #2
    Ram2500Diesel
    Reputation
    700
  • #3
    AJBurns
    Reputation
    610
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Ram 3500
74 Great Deals out of 2,162 listings starting at $5,980
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
374 Great Deals out of 42,218 listings starting at $1,600
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
361 Great Deals out of 29,860 listings starting at $2,500
Used Dodge Ram 1500
316 Great Deals out of 9,549 listings starting at $800
Used GMC Sierra 2500HD
142 Great Deals out of 15,260 listings starting at $3,500
Used Ford F-350 Super Duty
431 Great Deals out of 24,311 listings starting at $3,900
Used Ford F-150
2,344 Great Deals out of 215,478 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
1,781 Great Deals out of 149,289 listings starting at $1,495
Used Toyota Tundra
478 Great Deals out of 38,526 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Silverado 2500
3 Great Deals out of 212 listings starting at $4,495
Used GMC Sierra 1500
722 Great Deals out of 58,462 listings starting at $1,900

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 298 listings starting at $10,490
2009 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
17 Great Deals out of 294 listings starting at $7,950
2008 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
16 Great Deals out of 592 listings starting at $7,500
2007 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
25 Great Deals out of 714 listings starting at $6,300
2006 Dodge Ram 2500 For Sale
41 Great Deals out of 1,110 listings starting at $5,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.