I have a 95 dodge ram that I am having problems with no reverse. The truck is not worth enough to drop a lot of money on a new or rebuilt transmission. Im not a mechanic, but like to tinker. The truck had issues with forward gears but reversed was working, I didnt have the money to fix so I let it sit for over 3 yrs. I decided to tinker with it, I replaced the control solenoid, filter and fluid. now all forward gears work great but when I put it into reverse, It will back up slowly on its own, but if I give it gas it just revs up like its in nuetral and it vibrates like its trying to back up but wont go. Fluid level is good, nothing was found in the pan (very little shavings). Could it be air in the lines? bands need to be adjusted? or what?

Asked by Jan 26, 2017 at 12:50 AM about the 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr LT Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

reverse issues

1 Answer

73,035

Back in the day you were able to adjust the bands, not sure on a '95, it is a possibility. It just involves dropping the pan, and there was like a rocker arm so to speak, that had a set screw and a nut on it. You can pull that back by hand, it moves anyway. You would adjust that back up so there is hardly any play in it. Now that is the extent of what I know on these, But if is there it is worth a try. And if that didn't solve the problem, the trany would need work. You may want to pick somebodies brain at a trany shop.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Dodge Ram 1500 Questions

Dodge Ram 1500 Experts

#1 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 6,390
#2 pudgybear
pudgybear
Reputation 6,160
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 5,550
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
428 Great Deals out of 9,032 listings starting at $922
Used Dodge Ram 2500
11 Great Deals out of 84 listings starting at $1,995
Used GMC Sierra 1500
224 Great Deals out of 10,200 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Tacoma
34 Great Deals out of 802 listings starting at $5,995
Used Dodge Dakota
12 Great Deals out of 152 listings starting at $1,948
Used Dodge Ram 3500
4 Great Deals out of 69 listings starting at $12,450
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
7 Great Deals out of 620 listings starting at $6,871

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
14 Great Deals out of 173 listings starting at $6,888
2009 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 83 listings starting at $6,995
2008 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
19 Great Deals out of 96 listings starting at $6,500
2007 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 52 listings starting at $3,509
2006 Dodge Ram 1500 For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 41 listings starting at $4,104

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.