My o/d light was coming on and then the trans temp light. I replaced the cooler intake line to get rid of that check valve and reset the computer. All was fine until i took it on the highway at 60 mph

Asked by Sep 16, 2013 at 11:43 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

After about 15 miles, the o/d off light
came back on and it kicked itself out of
overdrive. Temp light didnt come back
on. Got home, turned the truck off, turned
it back on, and light was off. Is this a
sensor going bad?

2 Answers


I sounds more like the O/D band or clutch is slipping creating heat, overheating the trans, and tripping the O/D light and popping out of overdrive. A trans rebuild is in your future.

Thats not what i wanted to hear. But thank you!

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