transmission sometimes doesn't want to shift from 2nd to 3rd

Asked by Jun 07, 2014 at 09:25 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 with 5.2 engine.  about 1/3 of the time the transmission
won't shift into 3rd.  If I shift into neutral and back to drive then it will shift.  It doesn't slip.

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If I not mistaken yours has electric shift solenoids in the trans pan. Possibly one going bad. Also check wire harness for good connection at trans.

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