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Old 10-24-2010, 09:54 AM
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Tranny problem

Ok, it's the 4th time my trucks done it I'm taking it to the dealer tomorrow. You never know when it's going to happen, but when i start to accelerate up to speed my truck drops to first gear. Last night me and my fiancee were leaving the movies, and i got up to about 40 mph and it tries to down shift and completely pegged my tach. The last few times it has done it i blamed it on trying to down shift for power, but not this time i hardly had my foot in the peddle. It runs on the governor for about 5 seconds and the it madly shift back up to the correct gear.
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Old 10-26-2010, 04:48 PM
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Dealer doesn't know, so I'm up the creek.
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:00 PM
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I haven't touched the dipstick on one. Is that a 6r140?
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:02 PM
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Yes i believe it is
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:10 PM
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Im sure the VB is fully electronic. Makes me wonder if it's a speed or tps input of some sort.
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Old 10-26-2010, 05:14 PM
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I don't know it doesn't throw a code so it will be nearly impossible to find.
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Old 10-28-2010, 07:45 PM
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This makes number 5 tonight. I feel like driving to the engineers' houses and saying get in lets go for a ride.
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Old 11-02-2010, 09:11 PM
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id be raising hell for a new tranny if i were you! didnt they claim this tranny to be nearly indestructible? i say go raise some hell and let us know how it turns out!
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Old 11-03-2010, 04:55 AM
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yeah i wish i could but they act like i don't know what I'm talking about.
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Old 11-03-2010, 03:52 PM
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Pull out in the street, put it in neutral, rev the heck out of it, pull it down into gear.

Something will break, hopefully the tranny, haha.

Seriously though, I hope they get your issue resolved.

If not, take it to another dealer man.
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