after driving my truck for about 10 minutes it will jump out of overdrive then about 5 minutes after that the transmission temp light comes on. what could this be?

Asked by Apr 10, 2013 at 08:39 PM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: General

3 Answers

21,375

may be a overheat, condition or trans. temp. sensor failing, overheat is bad, check flow at cooler lines at rad .maybe add a better cooler at rad.yours may be too small or clogged

100,765

It could be over heating... See if you have fluid flowing through the radiator. Both lines should be warm.

100,615

When was the transmission serviced?

Your Answer

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 10,731 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
    Reputation
    6,460
  • #2
    pudgybear
    Reputation
    6,260
  • #3
    dandyoun
    Reputation
    5,700
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,282 Great Deals out of 184,510 listings starting at $699
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,116 Great Deals out of 166,277 listings starting at $1,498
Used Dodge Ram 2500
164 Great Deals out of 4,964 listings starting at $2,499
Used GMC Sierra 1500
903 Great Deals out of 65,094 listings starting at $2,495
Used Toyota Tacoma
626 Great Deals out of 42,379 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
358 Great Deals out of 44,722 listings starting at $1,799
Used Dodge Dakota
117 Great Deals out of 3,720 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Ram 3500
83 Great Deals out of 2,226 listings starting at $3,950
Used Ford Mustang
696 Great Deals out of 37,635 listings starting at $895

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 1,409 listings starting at $6,995
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 1,047 listings starting at $5,995
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
75 Great Deals out of 1,545 listings starting at $3,000
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,343 listings starting at $3,188
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
43 Great Deals out of 1,249 listings starting at $2,994

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.