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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
131,076 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. change fluid and filters (1 reports)
  2. not sure (1 reports)
2003 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 162010

Ram 1500

  • Automatic transmission
  • 110,000 miles


special care needs to be taken with the canister filter making sure that it is full and seated firmly

- , Taylor, TX, USA

problem #1

Nov 172010

Ram 1500 SLT 4.7L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 152,151 miles

Driving along, the transmission starts to kick out and engine races. Pull into a station wait a while, and go on about ten miles. It starts again.

Had mechanic look at it, he suggests replacing transmission. His ace hand suggests replacing plugs and running injector cleaner through engine. This helps for a while, the it starts all over again. Best solution, take off radiator cap and drive new Toyota under it.

- , Conway, AR, USA

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