My 2003 dodge 4.7 pickup needs 5000rpms to shift into passing gear any thoughts

Asked by Aug 29, 2015 at 11:30 AM about the 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Sorry I stated 4000rpms earlier by mistake it takes about 5000rpms and the shift at higher gears seems like it takes forever

3 Answers

83,175

Sounds like a speed sensor, or TPS misread malfunction, Have you had the codes checked? At least that should give you a place to start.

130

Yes that will be your torque converter sencor

5

Don't put off checking this out. Could cause engine or other transmission damage. I did that once - slapped the pedal to the floor, broke a worn timing chain and scattered the engine - my stupidity.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Ram 1500

Looking for a Used Ram 1500 in your area?

CarGurus has 12,881 nationwide Ram 1500 listings starting at $1,800.

ZIP:

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

UK Questions

Are you a UK consumer? CarGurus now has a discussion forum in the UK.

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 5,680
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 5,300
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 4,940
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
3,008 Great Deals out of 207,511 listings starting at $1,200
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,586 Great Deals out of 151,361 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Ram 2500
161 Great Deals out of 5,579 listings starting at $2,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
987 Great Deals out of 60,018 listings starting at $1,299
Used Toyota Tundra
664 Great Deals out of 28,079 listings starting at $2,798
Used Toyota Tacoma
694 Great Deals out of 31,828 listings starting at $2,750
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
443 Great Deals out of 42,997 listings starting at $2,195
Used Dodge Dakota
130 Great Deals out of 4,249 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Titan
252 Great Deals out of 15,695 listings starting at $3,000
Used Dodge Ram 3500
83 Great Deals out of 2,276 listings starting at $5,000
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
870 Great Deals out of 27,816 listings starting at $1,700
Used Ford Mustang
562 Great Deals out of 42,506 listings starting at $1,699

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
82 Great Deals out of 1,491 listings starting at $5,995
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 1,223 listings starting at $5,495
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
82 Great Deals out of 1,683 listings starting at $2,995
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 1,600 listings starting at $4,476
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 1,516 listings starting at $2,899