2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Automatic Transmission
The 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 uses an automatic transmission to adjust its speed and to get the right amount of torque for different tasks. Automatic transmissions are made to last for years, but they go bad over time. When your 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission goes bad, changing gears becomes more difficult, driving becomes less smooth, and eventually your vehicle won't function properly. Luckily, replacement transmissions are available at AutoZone for a reasonable cost.
How Does an Automatic Transmission Work?
An automatic transmission works by using a gears together with clutches, a valve body, fluid, and a torque converter. The transmission takes a relatively stable amount of rotation from the engine and transforms that rotation into different speeds and torque ratios for the driveshaft with help of the torque converter and all those different gears. With time, the 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 transmission parts begin to wear, and it's essential to find replacements or to complete a full transmission replacement.
Failing Transmission Symptoms & Replacement Cost
As a Dodge Ram 1500 automatic transmission ages, it begins to show signs of wear and eventually signs of failure. The first signs of transmission problems usually come in the form of slipping gears or trouble swapping between gears along with grinding noises, other strange sounds, and your car not changing gears at all. Burning smells, leaking fluids, and your Check Engine light can all point to a damaged transmission. These issues can be resolved by getting a replacement for between $2,000 and $3,000. Get information from an AutoZone expert or use the online search tool to search using filters for year, make, model, and engine size. It's important to note that you'll likely have to hire a mechanic to install the transmission as well.
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