Car Problem Reports
Dodge Dakota Drainback relief valve available if torque converter drains back into transmission
Dodge Dakota Problem
Drive Train Affected: 4WD
Average Mileage: 94,085 mi (80,256 mi - 107,000 mi)
Visitor, 2005 Dodge Dakota, 4WD, 95,000 mi
Transmission does not engage immediately after vehicle has set for awhile. even overnight. Had filter replaced, but still does it.
Visitor, 2005 Dodge Dakota, 4WD, 107,000 mi
after cold start up trans. doesn't immediately go into drive. If you aren't careful and you try to accelerate it will slam into drive.
Visitor, 2005 Dodge Dakota, 4WD, 80,256 mi
After sitting idle for a day the transmission is slow to engage after starting. Had the shop check it out and the fluid was draining out of the torque converter.