Transmission problem with my 99 dodge ram 1500 5.2liter.


Asked by Feb 20, 2015 at 06:21 PM about the 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST 4WD Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

When it's cold I can put it in gear and
drive it about 100 yards then it will
feel like it goes into neutral.. But I
can let it cool down then it will go
again for a little ways.. I feel like it's
something simple. Like linkage or a
sensor , there is no grinding or
popping. It's like it's thinking it's in
neutral when it's in drive.. If any can
help please let me know

3 Answers

Same exact issue on 99 5.9, but can go 2 miles, then no response. Let it sit over night and drives a little bit again. Just replaced shift solenoid and gov. pressure solenoid. No fix yet. Have you recently dropped the pan as well? Im hoping, like you are, that its something simple.


I had it serviced the day before and they said my filter was stopped up so I said okay and then drove it home and drove it the next morning but then my neutral safety switch went out and then it stopped pulling.. When it's cold it will pull but then will stopping pull in 4x4 either, almost thinkin it's a vaccum hose or something like that PLEASE HELP!!

im having the same problem with my 01 ram 1500 4x4 with the 360 motor it goes and shifts through the gears just fine for a couple hundred yards then the tranny goes out I shut it off and let it sit a bit start it back up and it will go a couple hundred more yards before going out ....... like you guys im hoping its a simple fix

Your Answer

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 9,663 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $800.


Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
    Dan Connell
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
2,535 Great Deals out of 221,934 listings starting at $1,222
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,236 Great Deals out of 151,900 listings starting at $1,499
Used Dodge Ram 2500
155 Great Deals out of 5,071 listings starting at $2,500
Used GMC Sierra 1500
908 Great Deals out of 59,399 listings starting at $1,980
Used Toyota Tundra
550 Great Deals out of 37,345 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
452 Great Deals out of 41,046 listings starting at $2,600
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
407 Great Deals out of 45,362 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Dakota
60 Great Deals out of 3,168 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Mustang
294 Great Deals out of 38,678 listings starting at $1,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
646 Great Deals out of 37,897 listings starting at $695

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 1,240 listings starting at $4,800
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 974 listings starting at $4,500
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
63 Great Deals out of 1,402 listings starting at $2,925
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
58 Great Deals out of 1,322 listings starting at $3,800
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,053 listings starting at $2,795

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.