2001 Dodge Ram 3500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Ram 3500
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2001 Dodge Ram 3500 ProblemsReplace Pressure Solenoid in Transmission Valve Body to Fix Transmission Bucking
Replacing a pressure solenoid valve in the transmission valve body may fix an issue where the transmission "hunts" between first and second gears. Our technicians report that customers sometimes describe this complaint as surging or bucking.
If the engine cranks but does not start, or starts and stalls, the fuses should be inspected, especially the power door locks fuse. The power door lock fuse provides power to a module that sends the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) the "OK to start" signal.
If a Check Engine Light illuminates indicating leak detection pump (LDP) failure, the cause is often pinched or disconnected vacuum lines to the pump. Vacuum lines should be inspected before replacing the leak detection pump. Contamination (carbon or debris) in the pump can cause failure and any hoses should be cleared before a new pump is installed.
2001 Dodge Ram 3500 QuestionsI.have 2001dodge ram van the check gages light Goes on and off and show oil ow (1 answer)
It started shifting back and forth in between 3rd and 4th when around 50. Now it will not shift out of 1st. Tranny filter or Solenoid ????
When trying to shift the transmission into 5th or reverse its like they arnt there and i have to fish for them until i find them.