Taking off you give it gas it revs but won't shift unless you let off the gas for a few seconds. Shifts through the rest of the gears fine. Over 50mph the rpm will shoot up...

Neil Wilson

Asked by Dec 01, 2014 at 12:10 AM about the 2000 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Til you let off the gas a little. It did get
another used rear-end put in right before I
bought the truck. What could the problem
be and how to fix it?

2 Answers


sounds like your transmission linkage is out of adjustment, you would need to look up the specifications for it, i would recommend getting a repair manual so you can follow the steps needed to adjust it or replace linkage

Neil Wilson

Thank you. I'll look at that

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