How many quarts of fluid does a 48RE hold?

Chrysler 48RE Specs

Transmission: Chrysler 48RE
Weight: ~248 lbs
ATF Type/Spec: ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid
Fluid Capacity: 14.5 – 16.5 dry fill capacity, approx 4 qts service refill capacity
Transmission Filter P/N: MOPAR 52118789, WIX 58613

What fluid goes in a 48RE?

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.

How often should I change my transmission fluid Dodge Ram?

60,000 Miles- If you tow a lot with your Ram 1500, this is the interval which you’ll want to have your automatic transmission fluid replaced, as well as the fluid filter.

When should I change my transmission fluid 3500?

Your 2018 Ram 3500 transmission filter will need to be changed every 30,000 or 50,000 miles. Be hopeful to check your vehicle’s maintenance guide for more information on mileage and time intervals.

Is a 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.

How does 48RE overdrive work?

The 48RE transmission reads the engine load and current vehicle speed to determine whether it should trigger an upshift or a downshift. It has four shift schedules, or governor pressure curves, which are all controlled by electrical solenoids.

What’s the difference between 47RE and 48RE?

47RE has a different color pump. Pump is unpainted on the 47RE, and the 48RE have a black coating on them IIRC. Also the 48RE has a plastic ring on the reaction shaft support.

When should I change my transmission fluid 2500?

Still, most owner’s manuals will recommend changing the transmission fluid every 90,000 miles or so. Flushing your transmission’s fluid has fallen out of vogue in recent years because the high-pressure cleaning involved may dislodge debris inside the transmission that can literally gum up the works.

How often do you change transmission fluid in a diesel?

The weight, power, and general work use of diesels makes for a different situation, and gear oil should be changed every 20,000 miles in heavy towing applications, and about every 50,000 miles in mixed-use driving.

Does the 48RE have overdrive?

The 48RE transmission has electronic shift controls and a four-speed gear layout, including overdrive. For example, it engages the torque converter lockup and does not allow overdrive. This is to prevent excessive speed when towing heavy loads and to conserve fuel.

Do you need transmission fluid on a 48RE?

Anyway, with our confidence restored in the 48RE, and your healthy “investment” in the BD transmission with all of its performance and durability modifications in place, transmission fluid does come up as a survival and maintenance concern. I cleave toward BD’s recommendation on this one: OEs know their transmission needs.

Is the ATS built 48RE Transmission a factory replacement?

The ATS Built 48RE Transmission is built as an improved factory replacement, but not designed as a performance transmission like the ATS Built 48RE Transmission Package’s. The ATS Built 48RE Transmission Package is offered in a number of configurations depending on you applications intended use.

What kind of transmission does a Ford 48RE have?

This uplifting view will come as a shock to those who cruise truck forums and find the cryptic remarks and negative comments about these transmissions. Even in stock form, the 48RE bears the legacy of the A-727 three-speed automatic transmission, stepped up from a three-speed to a four-speed overdrive.

Can you put ATF + 4 back in a 48RE?

Most all transmission builders that build higher hp trans will not put ATF+4 back in a 48re. Most will use the cheapest dex/merc they can find and some throw in a bottle a lube guard friction modifier. Most will use the cheapest dex/merc they can find… Click to expand…