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The dealer wants $46 for a new pan and $10 for the gasket which really is just a liquid like glue he said that I put around the edges of the new pan. I don't know the name of the transmission I have but I know that I have the 4.7L and the 2WD, 4WD Hi, 4WD Lo and the N settings on my 2002 Durango. I want to save some money by purchasing online but I couldn't find anything, even at rockauto.com. And also, is the parts guy right, is there a gasket I need or do I just apply this solution? Thanks!
 

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You two are putzes...he's looking for the PAN and gasket.

$46 for a pan doesn't sound bad at all to me. The trans you have is the 45RFE (5-45RFE is the same).

Just use silicone gasket maker for it. You only need a bead that is 1/4" or a little less in diameter to seal it well. The size of a normal pencil, for example.

While you're in there, change the filterS. Parts stores will have a WIX brand kit, comes with both filters and a cork gasket if you choose to use it (I don't trust cork).
 

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You two are putzes...he's looking for the PAN and gasket.

$46 for a pan doesn't sound bad at all to me. The trans you have is the 45RFE (5-45RFE is the same).

Just use silicone gasket maker for it. You only need a bead that is 1/4" or a little less in diameter to seal it well. The size of a normal pencil, for example.

While you're in there, change the filterS. Parts stores will have a WIX brand kit, comes with both filters and a cork gasket if you choose to use it (I don't trust cork).
ok i understand this. but y pay 10 for a gaket when u can pay 12 and get a gasket and filter
 

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Looks like I'll just buy the sealer and pan from the dealer, and I'll buy one of those WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters Product Code: 58843-EA from AMSOIL.com for $48 along with their Synthetic ATF. How much ATF do I need if I'm just doing a drain and fill? How much does the transfer case need if I'm just doing a drain and fill for that too? What type of tool do I need to refill the transfer case? Thanks!
 
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