Transmission May Fail Causing Slipping in First or Reverse Gear on Chrysler Voyager

If the transmission is slipping in first gear or Reverse—or if you experience delayed or loss of gear engagement after initial startup—the transmission may require removal and disassembly.

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Average mileage: 107,894 (11,000–173,000)
4 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
8 people reported this problem
5 people shared problem details
does not want to engage into reverse or 1st gear after getting into reverse. hesitates then jerks into gear and sometimes jerks out and back in. Tried using Lucas Transmission FIx, not sure if will work or not, hopefully it will.
Transmission slips in first or reverse sometimes doesnt feel like in gear only first time of the day.
Replaced Solenoid Pack
Slips out of gear, usually between reverse and drive first start up of the day or after not running for a few hours.
2003 Chrysler Voyager147,578
My car is a dodge neon sxt 2.0 2004 automatic. My shifting cable broke twice and had it replaced... but even before that, every time I back up and go into drive, in first gear before it can shift, it slips out (like it fell into neutral?) And jerks back into drive and will do it about two to four times and stop.... it's like clockwork, it ONLY happens right after I reverse and then go into drive.... i wish I knew what the problem was. :(
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