normal shifting rpms for auto trans 5.9 engine

Asked by Mar 19, 2016 at 12:01 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have just purchased a1999 Dodge Ram 1500, 5.9 engine/auto trans.  the vehicle is in immaculate condition, but does not shift out of first or second gear until about 3000 rpm during normal acceleration.

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Your normal acceleration and my normal acceleration can be totally different, have you tried accelerating like your barefooted there is a rotten egg under your foot. See how it shifts then. If it still shifts high and hard you may have to have it scanned, someone may have reprogrammed it.

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