Will a Jeep Cherokee transmission fit in a Wrangler?

Will a Jeep Cherokee transmission fit in a Wrangler?

Yes you can, the NP231 is the same. You will also have to play around with the t-case linkage a bit to make it work, or just get the teraflex t-case shift linkage like I did, works great!

How do I know what transmission I have in my Jeep?

The transmission in a Jeep is identified by an identification plate. This plate is stamped on the housing of the transmission and the location can vary, depending on the model year of your Jeep. The numbers on the identification plate provide the build date, part number and the build date.

What transmission is in a Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Jeep Grand Cherokee (WJ)
Related Jeep Liberty Jeep Wrangler
Engine 4.0 L AMC 242 I6 4.7 L PowerTech V8 4.7 L H.O. PowerTech V8 /3.1 L 531 OHV I5 2.7 L OM647 I5 China 4.0 L C698QA1 I6 4.7 L C8V93Q V8
Transmission 4-speed 42RE automatic 4-Speed 45RFE automatic 5-speed 545RFE automatic

How much does it cost to replace a transmission on a Jeep Grand Cherokee?

Jeep Grand Cherokee Transmission Cost The cost of a new Jeep Grand Cherokee transmission could be over $3,500 depending on the vehicle, however, transmission services such as fluid changes and a transmission fluid flush are considerably less expensive, in some cases costing less than $150.

Can you tell transmission type from Vin?

Does VIN Number Tell Me About My Transmission? Yes, the Vehicle identification number reveals information about the transmission of the vehicle. The Vehicle identification number is a 17-digit number where each of them has a unique meaning that is associated with the vehicle.

Is the 42RE a good transmission?

Personally I believe the 42re is a reliable transmission. It doesn’t really seem to have any common issues, maybe bad solenoids. Mine has 231,000, seems fine. Use the correct fluid, keep them cool, use O/D off when towing anything.

What vehicles have the 42RE transmission?

How Do I Order?

  • 1989-2003 Dodge Dakota.
  • 1998-2000 Dodge Durango.
  • 1989-2001 Dodge Ram pickup 150 / 1500.
  • 1989-2003 Dodge Ram Van B150 / B250.
  • 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
  • 1996-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.2 V8.

How much does a 42RE transmission weigh?

The 42RE transmission weighs approximately 300 pounds.

What does 42RE mean?

The 42RE used an electronic governor to control the transmission’s first through third gear bands, clutches, planetary gear sets and over-running clutch system.

How do I know if I have a 42RLE transmission?

The transmission can be identified from the outside by an additional electrical connector sticking out of the case, next to the range sensor connector. It will either be 6 pins or 5 pins. Early connectors had 6 pins, with the #1 pin not being used.

What does 42RLE stand for?

42RLE – is what is used in the wranglers in 03-06. Both are 4 speed overdrive rear wheel drive transmissions.

What is a 42RLE transmission?

42RLE. The 42LE was modified in 2003 as the 42RLE, originally for the then-new Jeep Liberty. It is a 42LE transaxle, modified for use in rear-wheel drive vehicles by removing the integral differential and transfer chain. Power flow exits the rear of the transmission.

What is the difference between 45RFE and 545RFE?

The 45RFE and 545RFE are identical mechanically. The difference is in the software. Before you drop the transmission, though, pull the trans oil pan off and look at the valve body. On the passenger side of the main valve body is a cover plate that covers the accumulator pistons.

How much power can a 545RFE handle?

Stock Hemi LX’s usually do 180-200 hp at the wheels (same engine components), but they have a better exhaust, which helps. Yes, a longer stroke means more torque, but usually won’t rev. as well. Torque is what you need more of to haul the heavy WK around.

How do I identify a 545RFE transmission?

The easiest way to determine if you have a 45RFE or a 545RFE is to see how many gears you have. The first number on the transmission id number is XXXXX amount of gears it has. The 45RFE is a 4 speed transmission. The 545RFE is a 5 speed transmission.

Are 45RFE and 545RFE interchangeable?

Registered. Someone correct me if I’m wrong, but the 545RFE and the 45RFE are the same transmissions, the only difference is in the trans computer/programming.

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