1997 dodge 1500 sport 5.7L

Asked by Oct 29, 2016 at 08:32 AM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT Standard Cab SB

Question type: General

When hot transmission won't shift till over
3000 rpm and shifts up and down into
overdrive around 40mph

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Sounds like the bands are burnt/worn. How is the fluid level and color? Changed often? Doesn't sound like it. How many miles? If the fluid is brown or black, never changed and over 100K miles, your looking at a rebuild or replacement if you want to keep the truck.

Color is red fluid is always full has 152000 on odometer shits great when in town only does it when very hot after getting off hwy other wise shifts great could it have some thing to do with trans cooler

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