is it the transmission?


Asked by Jan 07, 2014 at 10:02 AM about the 1987 Dodge Dakota STD Standard Cab 4WD LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

OK shes a 87 dakota 4x4, the tras was rebuilt about 2 and half years ago, also had a
engine put in a year ago and here my new problem, the motor runs fantastic thanks to
the judge, she was doing great but then I went out , started her went to put her in drive
and all I hear is gunk and the motor dies, so I try second, nope no go then I try Low
and she will drive, I got her home, now Im stumped, someone please tell me this isnt
another 1000 fix please

7 Answers

well it does sound like transmission could be torque convertor if you heard noizes when you put it in gear and all you have is low that's a bad sign is it a 904 trans where are you from I can check it out for you


i live in sacramento, california

ahh im sorry wish I could help but im in va do you know if they rebuilt your original trans or did they put a replacement trans in it for you if you can get it checked and you don't feel there feeling honest I can help you by going over what they diagnose

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Thank you so much Mark, it was the original trans that was rebuilt, I think im going to have the torch converter checked out on it, i mean hell its only 2 years old, but thank you very much Mark for all your help. sherrylee

Tom Demyan

Who is Mark?


if you see what I see, it says your name is Mark, IM so sorry Tom, wow I feel like crap now......see look View answer | Mark answer as helpful | Mark as best answer | Stop following this question


Poor Bruce, I really screwed it all up, I am so sorry, its still early here and i havent had my coffee damm it lol

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