Car shifting much better, absolutely. This is not just a Chrysler thing. Time is tricky because every driver is different, so mileage is the best way to measure your vehicle's necessary maintenance. Do not touch hot or rotating parts. Or until it runs out of the fill port.
Each service interval will correspond with a factory recommended mileage that indicates the services and inspections you need in order for your vehicle to perform efficiently. As far as the amount, you could simply measure what drains out, and put the exact same amount back in. Ontario sounds like the 6 speed again. I was told the 8 speed tranny is a learning transmission and that the tranny can't figure which gear to pick as its learning becuase of the med weight of the trailer this takes more time. He added the friction modifier to the rear because it was noisy.
What temperature does the dipstick even refer to? The transmission has never hunted up and down. The drain plug is in a bad spot to where it will make a big mess if you remove it without taking the trans crossmember and mount out of the way first,besure that you have a suitable stand to support the trans so that no damage is caused to the shifter or linkage due to stress from the weight of the trans if not supported properly. We'll contact you shortly after you submit the service request to confirm your appointment with our Service Center. I should be able to handle that while wearing dress clothes. I didn't care for the cracking sound it made when he was removing the drain plug. Shifts smooth unloaded and firm when loaded.
It's going to go sour like any after thousands of heating and cooling cycles, and heavy useage. I remember reading about these problems when the 8spd was first introduced, and a re-flash of the trams fixed it. It sounded like when you keep tightening a gas cap after it stops, and makes that ratcheting clicking noise. I skipped through the video, it was just too long at 1 hour and 11 minutes. I have dropped dozens of pans and they alway have a little metal, magnets always need cleaned and fluid is always slightly discolored.
During this time, you should also rotate your tires to even out the tread wear. And after about 3,000 miles his transmission was shot. I almost think you would be better off draining and refilling a couple of times in a 30,000 mile period, and leave the old pan in place. I get 21-23 freeway and 17 around town avg. There was not excesive metal and the fluid was not burnt.
Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. It wouldn't hurt to just cut off the black tip either so you could slide more of the hose into the transmission. Is anyone else experiencing this problem. I'm not seeing a problem with changing out the fluid. You'll also need to change the transfer fluid case. This is a phishing scam designed to take your login information. Brake pads are a hell of a lot cheaper and easier to replace, than anything that has anything to do with this overpriced, over complicated gear box.
This was my first gas truck, all others were Cummins. Ram has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. By the way the one with the 6 speed pulls it with no problem. A new trans is 4k could be creaping up on that number in trans service pretty quick lol. I'm guessing it's a preventative to keep the plug from coming out if it gets loose??? I was told the 8 speed tranny is a learning transmission and that the tranny can't figure which gear to pick as its learning becuase of the med weight of the trailer this takes more time.
The oil dye can cause shift quality issues and is not recommended. When adding transmission fluid to your 1500, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Additional Information: - Please turn off your traction control system before performing this procedure. Recently members have been receiving an email about confirming their account. I don't tow much of anything mostly use it for a daily driver and throwing stuff in the box.
When adding transmission fluid to your 1500, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. It's an automobile transmission for God's sake. Throw in a couple hundered more a shot if the dealer does it for you. And after about 3,000 miles his transmission was shot. The tranny learns quicker with heavier trailer because of the weight.