1998 Dodge RAM Power Train Manual Transmission Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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1998 Dodge RAM Power Train Manual Transmission Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID177956
 Internal NHTSA #711586
 ManufacurerDAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
 BrandDODGE
 ModelRAM
 Model Year1998
 File date27/10/20
 ComponentPOWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThere is a buzzing noise in the transmition when put in reverse after a cold start. I have had the truck in 4 times now to remedy the problem. They say all the trucks have this problem and it is a non harmful problem that a modification has been made for. The have preformed the modification and it hasn't fixed the problem. I am bringing the truck in again for them to do the mod again. My problem is that i am about out of warrenty, and they are telling me this is a harmful problem. I have mechanic friends that agree with me when i say it sounds like the transmition isn't getting fluid when it is first put in reverse. If what myself and the mechanic friends i have are right, the transmition will eventually break. There are alot of people i know that have dodges, and none of them have this problem. Why can"t they fix this problem?
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateMERIDIAN, ID
VIN pattern 1B7HF13Y9WJXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase01/04/98
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type4WD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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