Is the 48re a good transmission?

It’s no secret that the 47RE and 48RE transmissions can be prone to countless issues. However, and in benefit, it can also be one of the most capable transmissions once built. It is for this reason that the 47RE/48RE are fertile platforms for creating a long-lasting, high quality transmission.

Is the Dodge 48RE transmission good?

Registered. Dynamic said: The main weak spots, in general, of the 48RE are: line pressure, torque converter and the input shaft due to it’s locked 3-4 shift. Other than those, they’re a pretty good towing transmission.

How many speed is a 48RE transmission?

48RE: An electronically controlled four-speed automatic transmission found in ’03 to’07 Dodges.

Is 48RE better than 47RE?

48RE case is stronger in places where it likes to break. Planetaries are all 6 pinion steel so that helps a lot. Pump is larger and flows more fluid. If you don’t thrash it a tweaked 47RE will work just fine with that power level.

How much does a 48RE transmission cost?

48RE Transmission – $2,495 | 5-Year Warranty. Money Back Guarantee.

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How long will a 48RE last?

Logically, they are not this in factory form. In fact, it is exceedingly probable that your factory 47RE or 48RE will not survive much more than the first 100,000 to 150,000 miles of its life, depending on your use and maintenance.

What is the strongest transmission?

The Chrysler TorqueFlite A-727 (better known as just the ‘727’) is to this day one of the strongest automatic transmissions ever built.

Is 48RE a 4 or 5 speed?

The 48re is a 4 speed. The only thing you can do would be to put an over/under on it.

What year did dodge use the 48RE transmission?

The 48RE four speed automatic transmission represents an evolution of the previous 47RE model and can be found mated to the Cummins Turbodiesel in Ram pickups from 2003 to 2007 model years.

Chrysler 48RE Specs.

Transmission: Chrysler 48RE
Model Years/Applications: 2003 – 2007 Dodge Ram 2500/3500
Case Material: Aluminum

How many gears does a 48RE?

The 48RE transmission has electronic shift controls and a four-speed gear layout, including overdrive.

What does 48RE stand for?

Follow along as we look at the origins, development, and installation of a Dodge 48RE transmission, which stands for: (4) four speeds, (8) level eight torque rating, (R) rear-wheel drive, and (E) electronically controlled transmission. Simpson Planetary Gearset.

How can you tell the difference between a 48RE and a 47RE?

47RE has a different color pump. Pump is unpainted on the 47RE, and the 48RE have a black coating on them IIRC. Also the 48RE has a plastic ring on the reaction shaft support.

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Are 47RE and 48RE interchangeable?

Premium Member. You can pretty much swap all the internals of the 47 to a 48 with little issue.

What transmission fluid does a 48RE take?

47/48RE transmissions first used Dexron fluid, then Chrysler 7176 fluid, then Mopar type 3, and now Mopar type 4. We have used all without any problems. There are many good fluids you can use, most synthetics are fine. You can use Dexron 3 or Dexron/Mercon alone or with a Lubegard additive.

What automatic transmission is in a 2003 Dodge Cummins?

BD Performance 48RE Transmission 03-04 5.9L Dodge Cummins.