i have a 96 ram 1500 wit the 5.9 motor and auto tranny when its still cold not warmed up, itll slip when taking off. once it warms up its fine. what could it be?

Asked by Feb 13, 2014 at 11:06 PM about the 1996 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Service the transmission filter and fluid and add a qt of lucas transmission treatment.

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have the trans serviced with a band adjustment'

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