What would cause a 2001 Dodge 1500 4WD to just out of the blue, start blowin tranny fluid back out the fill tube?

Asked by May 19, 2014 at 06:17 PM about the 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB

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Tranny was fine going down the road. After stopping and starting to take off from a stop sign, fluid began blowing out the fill tube! Tranny was just rebuilt a little over a year ago.

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83,485

Transmission overheated, was the cooler cleaned when the trans was rebuilt? It may be clogged, if you do anyki dog hauling or towing you might consider getting a GOOD transmission cooler maybe one with a fan on it, then bypass the one in the radiator altogether.

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I was not hauling anything! yes, the fluid was cool when they rebuilt the tranny.

83,485

Say what? The cooler in the radiator, was it cleaned?

Yes!

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