46RE shift linkage problems - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum
 
Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum  

Go Back   Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum > Brand Specific Tech > Dodge
Notices

Reply
 
Share Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-31-2011, 05:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2004
Member # 30776
Location: Orwigsburg, Pa.
Posts: 196
46RE shift linkage problems

I started having troubles with the truck popping out of gear into neutral. Didn't matter if it was in "D", "2nd", or "1st". At first it was just in 4wd when I had some throttle on it. Now it started popping into neutral when in 2wd pulling out and turning. I looked at all the tranny mounts and all are secure. However I found that the rod that goes into the transmission from my linkage has alot of movement in it.

I have a spare tranny here so I checked to see how much play that one had and found that it is solid.

If I grab it and move it, the top of the rod is secure but it seems that the bottom of the rod is unattached somehow, is there a bearing on the lower end or is the end into the casting of the tranny? Can I get at this to fix it through the throttle body? If not, how do I fix this?

This is the rod I'm talking about. Any help would be appreciated...

__________________
BEEF, It's not just for Dinner...

Last edited by Archer; 03-31-2011 at 05:51 PM.
Archer is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 04-04-2011, 12:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Member # 39108
Location: Colorado
Posts: 556
I have the same problem with the truck popping out of gear, but it only does it in "D". If I have it in 2, or 1 there is no problems shifting out of gear. However, I know it is just an issue with adjustment as when the column is adjusted the tranny shifts perfectly.

My rod also has a ton of movement, but I know mine is a result of the body lift. Some how it got messed up during the install and it seems "unattached" as you said.

Although in looking at your pic, I think mine is on the front shaft, not the actual assembly where you are having the issue.
__________________
nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementia fuit
evilram is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Old 04-04-2011, 01:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Elwenil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Member # 41063
Location: Covington, VA
Posts: 6,505
If the part that is loose is the one you have the arrow pointed at, that is the lever that mounts tot he valve body shaft. If it's loose, you can tighten the clamp on the shaft. If the shaft is loose, you are probably looking at a new valve body.
__________________
1988 Dodge AW450 Ramcharger - 318TBI - NP435 - NP205 - D60s
Elwenil is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

** A VERIFICATION EMAIL IS SENT TO THIS ADDRESS TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION!! **

Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:07 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.