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45rfe vs 545rfe

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Old 03-22-2018, 10:58 AM
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is it ok to put 4 rfe trans in 05 Dakota 4.7 4 wheel drive in place of 5-45rfe. any problems?? WILL A 5-45RFE TRANS FROM 03 RAM 2 WD WORK FOR O5 DAKOTA 4 WD?
 

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Old 03-22-2018, 12:53 PM
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Physically identical. Difference is in the solenoid pack and the transmission control module (TCM). The swap will bolt right in, identically. Any problems will be electronic control program related between the PCM and TCM. Figure out how to deal with that part and it should be golden.
 
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Not even the solenoid pack. The same until like 07-08. I currently have an 04 4.7 RFE in my 03 5.7.
 
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Originally Posted by HemiLonestar View Post
Not even the solenoid pack. The same until like 07-08. I currently have an 04 4.7 RFE in my 03 5.7.
That's good to hear. I'm looking at a 5-45RFE out of a 03 Durango 4.7 to put in my 05 1500 with a 5.7
 

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