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

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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.

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