Is the Dodge 48re Transmission good?

How long do 48RE transmissions 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 years did dodge use the 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.

Who makes 48RE transmission?

DIESEL – Transmissions – DODGE CUMMINS – 48RE.

What transmission fluid does a 48RE take?

I recommend and use a good quality Dexron III in the 47RE/48RE. There are also some commercial grade additives that I will use as well, depending upon the application.

What does 48RE stand for?

• 48RE – 4 speed transmission, “8” Chrysler strength designation, Electronically controlled governor pressure. The 48RE is designed to run at a transmission fluid temperature at or near 200° F, although temperature spikes well beyond this are common while towing, especially in overdrive where transmission load is high.

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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 the 48RE a 4 speed?

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

Can you swap a 47RE with a 48RE?

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

What transmission is in a 2004 5.9 Cummins?

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

What’s the difference between a 47RE and a 47RH transmission?

The fundamental difference between the 47RH and 47RE is in the governor pressure control. Both units rely on a hydraulic valve body and electronically controlled overdrive unit. However, the governor pressure on the “RH” is hydraulically controlled, while the governor pressure on the “RE” is electronically controlled.

How much fluid does a 48RE hold?

5-7 quarts if just drop pan and change filter.