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1997 Dodge Caravan Base 3dr 113 WB

1997 Dodge Caravan
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Front Wheel Drive, 3 Door, 2WD Special Purpose
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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April 7, 2013, 6:36 pm

Brian P

Question: just changed transmission oil & filter,but it now downshifts hard thanks brian

down shifts hard after changing transmission oil & filter just wondering if it needs to b reset some how, i disconnected the battery for 10 min, but did not help thanks Brian

April 11, 2013, 8:14 pm

Richard W
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I would make sure you used the right fluid. It takes ATF+4. If you did not use that oil you need to flush your trans. If you did. I would make sure that the fluid is full. If full and right fluid I would remove the pan and make sure the filter is on right. If all that is good. You mite need a new trans

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