2015 RAM 1500

//2015 RAM 1500

2015 RAM 1500

RAM 1500

Mileage
142,198
Service Date
2/21/2023
Services Performed
  • Verified transmission shifts hard between 1st and 2nd gear, has a little harsh engagement at times in transfer case. Describe testing performed: scanned vehicle and had no codes, found transmission fluid is dark, found tsb for transmission hard shifting, also found transfer case fluid is a little dark. Explain repair recommendation: recommend to drop transmission pan and inspect, then if fluid is ok, to perform software update to tcm. Also recommend to service transfer case.
  • General Inspection: Priority One: 1. see work order, 2. clear codes Priority Two: 1. air filter, 2. bulbs SEL- Code list: multiple codes recommend to clear codes and reevaluate. Lights (Head, Brake, Turn): passenger license plate light is out recommend to replace bulb and recheck. Air Filter: air filter is dirty, looks like rodent has gotten in, recommend to replace air filter. Transmission fluid: transmission fluid is pretty dark and on test drive vehicle shifted hard down from 2-1, recommend to drop transmission and inspect. Transfer Case fluid: transfer case fluid is pretty dark, recommend to drain and refill.
  • Removed transmission pan to inspect for internal damages, upon transmission pan removal, found an excessive amount of metallic debris in fluid.
  • Final Tech Notes and Checklist: t case service. Repairs performed: drained and refilled t case with Mopar t case fluid.
  • Final notes on repairs performed: removed transmission assembly. using BG transmission flush machine flushed out lines and coolers confirming no contamination and Flow restriction. Installed transmission and performed transmission software update to ECU and TCM. perform transmission quick learn. topped off coolant system.
  • TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER – Remove & Replace – 8 Spd Trans Auxiliary – [DOES NOT include Radiator integral type Oil Cooler.]
  • Completed
  • (Combination) – TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY – Replace
  • Software subscription.
  • Software update completed after transmission installation. Road tested 10 miles confirming repair.
 
Phillip B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/21/2023
2023-02-22T22:59:58+00:00