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Problems with 2012 Ram 1500 transmission

Discussion in 'Engine & Performance' started by Edmund, Jul 12, 2012.

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  1. Edmund

    Edmund Junior Member

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    Has anyone been having AT transmission problems with the 2012 Ram 1500 with the Hemi 5.7?
    I bought a New Ram with 31 miles on the truck from Larry H. Miller Dodge in Az. drove the truck for a bit and when it hit 1500 miles the trans went out, I had no forward drive gears and only had reverse. I had the truck towed back to the dealer and it took them a week to find out what was wrong with the trans. They had told me that they couldn't link up with the trucks computer at first and then said they found a defected seal in the trans and they fixed it and gave it back to me, no big deal right? Well when I took the truck home I notice that the trans wasn't shifting right and when i would come to a full stop I notice that the trans would make a thump and I could feel it throughtout the truck. So I took the truck back and they tried to tell me nothing was wrong with the truck and that it might be the drive shaft that was causing the thump and that they had greased the shaft. I knew it couldn't be the drive shaft cause it would only make the thump 5-6 sec afther I came to a full stop. I keep taking the truck back for the problem and keep fighting with the dealer telling them something wasn't right, it took me 8 times taking it back until they hooked up a recorder to the truck and had me drive it around for about a week. I was right something was wrong with the trans and they ended up replacing the trans with a new one. I still have the same thump with the new trans but it doesn't alwasy do it and the truck never made the thump until I had problems with the trans.
    Anyone else having this problem with your new Ram?
     
  2. ArmRippinToys

    ArmRippinToys Senior Member

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    Nope I'm not having a single problem with mine and I've put 6,100 miles on my 2012. My advice as a salesman at the local dOdge dealer... Pull the lemon law and get a new truck
     
  3. garner

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    Was the thump happening before they fixed the transmission?
     
  4. Graygoose

    Graygoose Indecisive Car Owner Supporting Member

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    4500 miles, no probs so far....sorry to hear, i bet that is frustrating!
     
  5. a_guerrajr

    a_guerrajr Senior Member

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    mine is fine with 7K miles, 2012.

    i did get that stupid leak issue with the 3rd brake lamp.
     
  6. quietpeen

    quietpeen Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    since they replaced with a new transmission, could it be something different?
     
  7. SuperBeaner

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    Lemon that bitch and make them give you a Laramie.


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    I just hit 1000 in my Laramie...I'm hoping for the best, but we will see.
     
  9. pd298

    pd298 Senior Member Supporting Member

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    I just rolled 9k in my 2012 with no problems.
     
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    I'm rocking an 11 with 50,000 miles and still balling....
     
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