Dealer replaced Pinion seal, but had to special order the part. The engine in your 2005 Dodge Magnum should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Magnum, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. When components are kept in their poor or broken state,they only risk harming other surrounding portions of the motor vehicle. There was no warning light or anything just stopped going! Thank goodness she was passing through our hometown on the way to a college class and was able to pull over into a rest stop. You can see a side by side difference with the shift plates from both manual and automatic tunnels. It comes with the exact structure of the default automatic transmission filter that came with your vehicle as it came out of the production line so that you could be certain of its overall performance.
When it happens the entire care shakes and shudders. Still unsure how water is getting in to the transmission. I also had to get the exhaust system cleaned out where the carbon had built up. I was stuck and needed a tow and the tow truck driver informed me that mine was the sixth one he had done that day. Dodge is absolutley no help and the mechanics are bound by computers to idiotic troubleshooting. Must use screwdriver to allow shifting for now or just leave it in neutral. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Magnum and how to check the transmission fluid level.
Do not simply wait around for your car or truck to have problems with overall performance loss and risk unanticipated failure. . Unfortunately, there is no recall on this yet - I am hoping that enough people complain in order to force them to put out a recall - it is ridiculous for us to have to foot the bill for a new transmission because of a known defect. When adding transmission fluid to your Magnum, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Virtually all auto or truck parts, when left in their worn-out or damaged condition, can result in even more harm to connected or surrounding automotive parts. As performance levels increase, an O. Called Chrysler and started a case file for the ongoing problem.
He said this was a problem with these cars. It is unerving to never know if it will drive properly without shifting or surging problems. The problem comes and goes and is often accompanied by problems with the transmission shifting. It has been doing this for 15,000 miles and I have taken it inot the dealer 6-7 times and they still having fixed anything, because there is no code coming up for them. Anyhow, they now said the computer board that the driveshaft sensors plug into is shot and needs replacing.
Might do later if necessary. Change your malfunctioning automatic transmission filter with something that meets or surpasses Original Equipment Manufacturer technical standards. As performance levels increase, an O. The Crown line consists of axle, body, brake, clutch, cooling, driveline, electrical, engine, exhaust, fuel, steering, suspension, transmission and transfer case components. Took to dealer, but could find any problem. The transmission pulls and shifts fine now. This vehicle will look vastly different after all of the upgrades she will be getting.
A check of the internet shows this has happened to many others and thus is probably a manufacturing defect that Dodge should correct. The hardest shift is from 2 to 1 downshift Dealer could not find the problem. This leaves many drivers stranded causes them to need towing assistance to have the vehicle moved. Chrysler did some maneuvering to get out of covering all the cars affected with the issue. My first Dodge and my last Dodge.
This car is causing me a lot of money!!!!!! As performance levels increase, an O. Had to replace the entire shifter box. They wanted me to come pick up the car and see if it would do it again. And no previous repair is under warranty to this repair because it's different parts!!!!! Not only was I angry that the transmission failed, but my daughter was freaking out about getting to school! Below are pictures of the Magnum body that we will be using for this build. The return trip is due to incorrect installation the first time. Called Chrysler back and they send bend over because the car is out of warranty and I had a chance to buy an extended warranty when I bought the car or when I thought I might have a problem with it! The vehicle was not taken to a mechanic or repaired. I able to drive it to the dealer and I left it in the service bay.
Dealer states a new transmission pump is needed. After having it towed 12 miles to a local Dodge dealer and leaving for 2 days, they determined that the driveshaft sensors were shot according to the codes. As many of you may know, the Dodge Magnums were only made from 2005-2008 and like the 300s and the Chargers, did not come with a factory manual transmission option. I paid for parts, dealership covered labor. Was bent due to inmproper towing. As performance levels increase, an O.