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Category: Transmissions
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Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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Have a 96 dodge ram with a 318 cu in engine. 170 thousand

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Have a 96 dodge ram with a 318 cu in engine. 170 thousand miles. transmission is slow shifting from second to third especially when it is cold outside. even in summer it is slow shifting the first time or so till it warms up then shifts fine. has done this for a long time but is steadly getting worse..Any ideas
JA: How old is the transmission? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: no leaking and have owned the truck since 97
JA: Are you fixing your Ram yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: would like to fix it myself if not to diffucult. haven't tried anything didn't know what to do first.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: cant think of anything.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  xsvectOR replied 11 months ago.

any codes any slipping?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No thanks you folks have already charged 24 dollars and told me nothing. I'll be dam if I will pay you any more money. What a scam you've got going here. How do you sleep at night. All I wanted to do was ask a question I would have answered your questions for absolutely nothing had the shoe been on the other foot. Guess I have nobody but myself to blame for thinking you folks are on the up and up. I sure wasted that 24 dollars didn't I.
Expert:  xsvectOR replied 11 months ago.

I asked if it had codes or any rather g a good answer then just tell you the trans is bad..