1997 Dodge Dakota Q&A

1997 Dodge Dakota Question: truck dies when you put it in drive or reverse

What would cause this to happen to my truck. Just put a tranny in it 4 days ago it it ran good for 2 days. Now cant even put it in drive an it goes dead or in reverse -
Answer 1
Could be a number of different problems, but since you say transmission was recently replaced I suggest that you check closely in the area where transmission meets engine to see if by chance a wire harness could have gotten pinched in between and could be being pulled or shorted out when the engine torques when put into gear. -
Related Items:
a couple days ago my v8 magnum dodge Dakota started acting funny.. what I mean is that now we have to step on the gas n rev the engine up in order to get the truck to idle n run but also now needs ...