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Chris (aka- Moose), Technician
Category: Transmissions
Satisfied Customers: 1596
Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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When I put it in drive all I have is third gear I think. At

Customer Question

When I put it in drive all I have is third gear I think. At 65 mph it's turning 2800 rpm
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?
Customer: 160000 and no fluid leaks and check engine light is on
JA: What is the model of your '65 Dodge?
Customer: It is a 2001 ram
JA: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I can manually shift into first and when I manually move it to drive it shifts
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  xsvectOR replied 2 months ago.

is the engine light on? it sounds like its in LIMP mode...so wee need to check for trans codes

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
the engine light is on and can limp mode be expensive to repair
Expert:  xsvectOR replied 2 months ago.

it can be a sensor issue or as serious as a failed transmission...do you have access to a scan tool?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I will have tomorrow
Expert:  xsvectOR replied 2 months ago.

ok