We have been dealing with the problems ever since they have started and the truck has been in the shop more than it has been out. Not recommended for Racing QuietThis clutch has proven in testing to be the answer to the center plate noise that our customers have been asking for. I am happy with the size for nw while my daughter is young but eventually a mega cab may be in my future. Resulting in no 5th gear. I have a 2006 3500 4x2 dually last year for the 5. All of the Dodge Ram transmissions have an identifying code on them, but it may not be easy to interpret.
If you are going to be towing in excess of 8,000 lbs. The photos have been reposed here. The vehicle felt as if it were in neutral so the consumer had to down shift to fourth gear. We offer numerous clutch options from both South Bend and Valair that will improve upon the reliability for your particular application. Every Ram transmission has been built by a certified builder and comes with our nation wide warranty. The new clutch can handle much more torque and is quite a bit bigger, using double the number of bolts to hold it to the fly-wheel. The clutch is 330 mm in diameter instead of the 300 mm version found in the 2000 and prior years.
This clutch is built to order and may take an additional 3-5 days to build before shipping. This complete clutch has no special requirements for install. Sure enough when he split the tail shaft off the nut was just hanging on the shift rod. The only thing I've done to it is change the fluids and filters per the schedule, and changed the shocks about 150k miles. From daily-driven street performance, to towing, the South Bend Organic Dual Disc offers maximum holding power with easy pedal effort.
I live in California, my business friend in south caroline has had it happened twice also, and he knows of another person in texas that had the same problem. This gearing will actually pay for itself many times over the life of the vehicle. I went to a local Dodge dealership and purchased the new and improved lock nut that Dodge came out with to fix the problem. The noise can possibly get more noticeable during the break-in period of the clutch due to the intermediate plate s seating in. The driver side door was hard to close.
. The Street Dual Disc is not intended for use in competition applications such as sled pulling. Light towing is possible; clutch engagement will be somewhat aggressive but tolerable. The noise can possibly get more noticeable during the break-in period of the clutch due to the intermediate plate s seating in. I am assuming it is the mileage, and I am assuming there is no difference between the 2001 and 2003 engine? Note: The Street Dual Disc is not intended for use in competition applications such as sled pulling. There was noise from rear end when shifting gear.
With a vast inventory of car parts, including many Dodge six-speed transmissions, on eBay, you can keep your ride up and running. See chart for suggested power and plate load guide. The oil recommended by the transmission manufacture Mercedes-Benz is Mobil Delvac Synthetic Transmission Fluid 50. All tranny models mentioned in this article are available on our website. The current mileage was 182,240 and failure mileage was 182,140. Also, when starting up vehicle it will shake.
If your truck is a general use, all purpose, daily driver, the Street Dual Disc would be your better option. The center plate is lugged to fit the flywheel. Smart Parts Dodge Ram transmission sale The price of our Dodge Ram transmissions have been reduced to an all time low. I used to think that, until Dodge release the 6 speed Aison automatic. I've done a few long trips where we've rotated drivers 24-30 hours straight. I have discussed this with numerous owners of this same model and have found it to be a common problem encountered at various mileages.
Please plan for this and the downtime when ordering. Research at the Chrylser Proving Ground and using test trucks with uprated engines revealed that the transmission's input spline shaft sheared off metal fatigue after about 150,000 miles of towing their 20,000 lb. This caused the vehicle to lurch unexpectedly. If you need a model that is not listed, please call us. He's somewhere north of 100K miles and tows about an 8,000lbs trailer fairly regularly. As always, if you have questions about what clutch is right for you and your particular truck, send an e-mail to or give us a call and we would be more than happy to steer you in the right direction.