Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My 2004 dodge hemi 1500 will not move in any gear. I changed the filter in the pan added new fluid still no ty nothing help

asked by on

It won't move in any gear I pulled the bottom off replaced the filter added new fluid still nothing

My car has 240000 miles.
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

Considering the mileage, the transmission may be worn to the point of requiring a rebuild. Was there a lot of sludge/metal in the bottom of the transmission pan ? Did the fluid smell burnt rather than sweet ? I’m willing to be the answer is yes to both. That would indicate the clutches inside the transmission are worn. If the fluid and pan were clean, it may still be an internal failure but in the form of the front pump which circulates the fluid inside the transmission. It may be best to have a local transmission shop inspect and/or repair the transmission.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  • Home
  • Questions
  • My 2004 dodge hemi 1500 will not move in any gear. I changed the filter in the pan added new fluid still no ty nothing help

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: AC only works for 15 minutes before it stops blowing cold air

A leaking power steering system should be taken care of as soon as possible. The fluid in the system cools and lubricates the power steering pump that spins at a high rate of speed which can fail prematurely if it...

Q: Rattling sound from AC compressor.

The noise you hear may be the internal compressor problem with the swash plate and pistons if the noise you are hearing is when the compressor is engaged. If the noise you hear is when the compressor is not engaged,...

Q: I accidentally got synthetic oil instead of regular motor oil and only put in quart and a half. Will it mess up my engine?

Hi there. Today's synthetic oils are much different than in years past, so accidental mixing like you've described is not as damaging to the engine as in years past. However, I would recommend having the oil changed sooner rather than...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...