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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