Beginning at the start of production for the model year 2005, Dodge trucks equipped with the 5.9 diesel and 48RE transmission, were equipped with an electronically controlled Transmission Throttle Valve Actuator (TTVA)
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A call came in last week on a 2001 Dodge Durango with a 4.7L engine and a 44RE transmission.  The only information given by the technician stated that the indicator light was...

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A 6-Speed From Korea?

8/8/16 12:14 PM

Hyundai and Kia manufacturers use a front-wheel drive 6-speed transmission in many of their vehicles. This blog post will briefly cover what was written back in a post in 2014 and we will continue it here with a couple of issues that could be encountered. 

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It Wasn't Like That Before

3/23/16 9:55 AM

When visiting WiWi’s Transmissions in Miami on a hot Saturday morning, there was a 2007 Dodge Ram 3500 with a 6.7L diesel and an AS68RC transmission (Figure 1) in failsafe along with a serious delayed engagement into reverse. A tech made some checks the night before but didn’t see much and left it for the following day. Because I was there, they asked me to take a look at it.


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Things are heating up in the transmission as technology continues to roll along...

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Besides shift feel, shift scheduling and converter clutch control, the TFT sensor plays a role in a variety of failsafe controls which too is manufacturer dependant.


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When the Dodge 48RE partial engine has a stall or sudden engine rpm increase. What do you do?

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The JF011E (as it is called in Dodge and Jeep applications), is a JATCO-made CVT, which is also referred to as the RE0F10A in Nissan and the F1C1A in Mitsubishi (Figure 1). With this transmission having such a presence on the road today, it comes as no surprise that many shops have chosen to take on repairing this simple transmission.

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A 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab 4x2 with a 5.7L engine and a 545RFE transmission comes into the shop in failsafe.

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In our Transmission Tip Tuesday series, Wayne Colonna, gives a good tip on the inside of a ZF8HP45 torque converter out of a Dodge vehicle. Check it out and watch the video inside!

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