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Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose), Technician
Category: Transmissions
Satisfied Customers: 48705
Experience:  16 yrs. experience with auto, manual, & CVT drivelines
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Transmission is shifting harsh in and out of overdrive.

Customer Question

Transmission is shifting harsh in and out of overdrive. Engine code showed MPA sensor bad, changed out code came back. Place in Tow mode and all seems to work good.
JA: Which particular sensor are you asking about? And have any trouble codes been triggered?
Customer: Just trying to find out what would cause the harsh transmission shifts. I think it could be a vacuum problem maybe?
JA: What is the model/year of your Dodge?
Customer: 2007 ram 1500 4.7 engine overdrive auto transmission
JA: Are you fixing your Ram 1500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Have a mechanic that replace the manifold pressure sensor for me, but didn't solve the problem. Engine code show it bad/
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Welcome, I'm Chris (aka Moose). I'm here to help 365 days a year, but not every hour of the day. I try to prevent delays as much as possible. Please understand I am not there and can only advise based on what you tell me. Let's get started.

Can I get the code number that is stored?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I will have to get it tomorrow
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

No problem, I can wait till then. The more I know the better I can answer.

Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 5 months ago.

Hello Chris here again,

I am checking in to make sure you got everything you expected from my answer. If not please reply so we can resolve your issue together.

Thanks Chris