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Old 08-02-2012, 07:11 PM
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Dodge Ram 1500 Problems

This doesn't really have anything to do with hotrodding but I need some help and you guys all seem pretty helpful.... So my 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 makes a terrible grinding noise when put in drive or reverse. Sometimes the engine dies right away then or the truck will scoot forward and the breaks become extrememly weak. I know this year is notoriously bad for transmission problems. Any ideas?

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Im a chev guy. but on a chev the convertor lock up can get stuck on and cause similar symptoms.
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I'm almost positive that its something farther in the tranny. You can hear it smacking toward the rear of it. I'm just guna try and get some money out of it and cut my losses but thanks for the possibility! I'm definetly not going to buy a mopar car again...
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