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  1. 3.9L V6 Specific Topics
    First off Hello Everyone and Thanks for welcoming me to your group. I have a 2001 Dakota 3.9 4 speed automatic w/od (42RE). Recently after the fluid is warm or up to pressure, it starts to shift funny. It starts with a hard downshift then from there 1-2 and 2-3 won't shift until I reach 3k...
  2. PENNSYLVANIA DODGE DAKOTA OWNERS
    Hello. Problem started when trying to shift 06 dodge Dakota into great on a cold morning. Leaver clicked down 2 positions with out tranny shifting. Was unable to put in park and had to leave for work in a hurry. When I got back home the battery was dead. I tried shifting through the gears to see...
  3. Dodge Dakota General Discussion
    I have a 96 dodge dakota 318 and the transmission is acting weird. When I am just driving it it Shits fine but when I beat on it it shifts into second but then it doesn't want to shift out of scond until I let off the gas. When it doesn't shift it just hits 5200 and the tac just bounces and you...
  4. Driveline
    When I get into my truck and take off sometimes my truck will not shift out of 2nd gear. I can almost redline the truck and it still will not shift, I can drive it around for a few minutes at low speeds and eventually it will shift and then be fine. Other days, like this morning, I can go to...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Let me start by introducing myself...hello all my name is Curtis I'm new to the board and new to owning a dodge. Ill start from the beginning. About two weeks ago I was looking for a smaller truck to run me back and forth to the jobsite.I came across a 2001 Dakota v6. 42Re tranny. I went to...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hey to all, First time posting on this. I am having a problem with my 1998 Dakota 3.9 that won't down shift on the highway. When i am getting on the highway i know it's in 5th gear. Then i press harder on the gas to get it to accelerate faster and it doesn't down shift, the transmission...
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