Dakota Durango Forum banner

45rfe transmission

  1. Troubleshooter's Forum
    I discovered shortly after purchasing my 2002 Dodge Dakota SLT Club Cab 4x4 equipped with the 45RFE transmission that the transmission oil cooler lines had been cut and turned into a closed loop system upstream of both the radiator and the stock auxiliary transmission oil cooler, as outlined in...
  2. Troubleshooter's Forum
    About a month ago, I picked up my very first Dodge — a neglected 2002 Dakota SLT Club Cab 4x4 with the 4.7L V8 SOHC engine, 45RFE tranny, and 104,000 miles on the ticker. While performing a major tune-up, I made an incredibly alarming discovery — the previous owner had cut both transmission oil...