Solving Some Tough Diagnostic Problems On The New Process 2500, New Venture 535 Transmission
The New Process 2500 transmission, also known as the New Venture 535 transmission. is an aluminum-cased 5-speed, rear-wheel-drive unit introduced by Chrysler in 1987 and produced through 1992. The unit has a top-mounted shifter and a 4-bolt aluminum top cover and was spec’d to use 10W30 motor oil as a lubricant fill. This unit was found in B/AB Ram Van/Ram Wagon, D/AD Ram pickup/Ramcharger/Ram Cab & Chassis, and N/AN Dakota, Dakota Sport/Dakota Convertible. This design has created some noise and shift problems that have been difficult to solve. This article addresses these complaints and what will fix them.