Just a nice smooth takeoff. Lately, it feels like it is going to grind from 2nd to 3rd. It seemed to take care of the problem for approx 1 week. For those that haven't gotten theirs fixed yet, why not start out in 2nd? Then the problems started again. He printed out the recall information for me, which I have in my possession.
If full motion of the transmission shift lever has been verified, and the customer has complained of the above condition, then perform the Repair Procedure. Dealer says transmission is just new but it has 1000 miles on it. Finding the right Manual Transmission Seals for your 1999 Dodge Dakota just got a whole lot easier with Advance Auto Parts. Obtain access to the shift shaft detent plug on a Dakota or Ram Truck from under the vehicle. The dealership replaced the tranny at 3100 miles, but it still grinds.
My garage floor is almost perfectly level and when I push in the clutch and start the truck in the mornings, my truck will roll forward if my foot isn't on the brake. I was attempting to pull out into traffic and as I stepped on the gas the truck just bogged out. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I don't bog the engine. The 99 Dodge Dakota transmission helps adapt the various levels of power that are coming from the engine so that the car can drive at maximum efficiency. I drove back to the dealer, the check the truck and said the something was wrong with the trani, would not let me drive vehicle, given rental. The a500 is mainly used behind the V6.
My diagnosis was input shaft bearing failure and front seal leakage on the transmission. Two tsbs, 6089740 and 6089792 were issued on this failure. This time it still would not shift properly and now it was bogging out. Make sure you always carry transmission fluid in the vehicle to prevent it from overheating. Using the appropriate year Service Manual, Group 21 Transmissions, remove and disassemble the transmission to the point where the front transmission housing has been removed. It's a Piece of Crap.
Our discount used 1999 Dodge Dakota transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. Verity that the notches in the shift fork arms are aligned. This can be avoided if I let the rpms settle to about 1000, but it's a pain. It seemed to take care of the problem for approx 1 week. Dealership was currently taking the transmission apart , but indicated that the failure may be due to a bad flywheel. It transmits power throughout the vehicle, primarily from the engine to the various axles which get the car or truck going.
The detent plug is located on top of the transmission and immediately to the rear of shift tower. I have a little over a year left on the warranty and am starting to get nervous. The last time this happened, sept. Disengaging the clutch made the noise go away. When changing the engine oil I noticed there was a stain at the bottom of the bell housing indicating lubricant leakage. We carry 4 of the best brands around, like , and. I now have 7300 miles on it.
The body tag is gone, and the only numbers I have found on the transmission itself are off of a lip just above the trans pan on the drivers side stamped into the housing. Verify that full motion of the shift lever is allowed by the gear shift lever boot, the inner gear shift boot, and the console. The problem I am having is trying to figure out what trans is in it. The 1999 Dodge Dakota transmission also changes to lower gears when the car is initially starting up or slowing down. Then when I shift to reverse, it will start rolling ever so slightly backward.
I changed the fluid in mine and replaced it with Mobil 1 75W-90 and added a bottle of Mopar Limited Slip Gear Lube and the whine is virtually gone. Problems with this vehicle since date of purchase. Verify the correct transmission fluid level. Had problems with the new box grinding occasionally into 1st from a stop. They told me that my vehicle is not related to the previous recall item. Using the procedures outlined in the appropriate service manual, remove the shift shaft detent plug, spring, and plunger. On July 7, 2009 I took my vehicle to my local mechanic for diagnosis and repair.
The 99 Dodge Dakota transmission contains the gears to the vehicles as well as the propeller shaft. The service manager says that its normal. If cars were built with only one gear, then it would be very difficult for them to accelerate from a dead stop. The check engine light came on several times. I'm going to get it in for an appt in a couple weeks and get this stuff fixed because now there is a whining noise between 35 and 45 mph.