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Can I perform a transmission quick learn without drb scanner? 1997 Dodge grand caravan. 3.3. Any procedures to follow?

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Hi Alvin,
No, the 'quick learn' requires the drb III scanner. However the transmission nonetheless will learn its characteristics with usage so just take it easy for a few tens of miles of local driving and it will learn from "experience".
Prior to '95, the procedure using the drb II was to do 15-20 accelerations from standing to 45 miles per hour while maintaining a constant throttle opening of 25% which was 'revealed' to you via the drb II. Then do 5 to 8 full throttle downshifts beginning at 25 mph, trying to allow 5 seconds each in 3rd and in 2nd gear. That was the learning procedure, so you could try these as a possible alternative to not having a drb.
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