my transmission skips between 50 and 55 mph.other then that everything else is fine


Asked by Aug 17, 2014 at 10:14 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr Laramie SLT Extended Cab LB

Question type: General

Ok I replaced my heater core and had no problems with my truck been setting for 4 days why'll i was taking dash out and all sudden some transmission fluid was leaking where all the linkage and arms was located front left driver side of when i finished putting heater core and dash back in and drove on high way i noticed my transmission slips between 50-55 .and yes i replaced transmission fluid that i lost and my transmission been rebuilt 3 years ago and warranty just expired 2 weeks did i did something wrong when i replaced heater core when i took dash out for it to leak train oil and slip like that or is it something else.

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Tom Demyan

I can only guess that the transmission fluid might have been leaking before the heater core replacement, you replaced what fluid you lost, but it still might have been under filled causing the slipping. Warm the truck up in park, level surface and with engine running check the fluid level.

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