i have a 2003 dodge caravan it will not shift out of first gear

Asked by Feb 07, 2013 at 07:12 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

doi need to ghange the transmission fluid and filter

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unhook bat + 60 sec. hook up see if ok once or so, t. c. m. sends signal to troublesome solinoid assembly on trans,


have replaced a lot of transmission solenoid packs, on transmission, your local chrysler dealer will have in stock because they cause problems, cost about $200.00 for new solenoid pack

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