545rfe Transmission


B&G Performance has been tuning Chrysler Transmissions since the beginning. We were the first company ever with the capabilities of tuning the 545RFE transmissions back in 2003 when they first came out and first again with the 2007 and up 68RFE. Couple that with our over 20 years of experience in the automotive PCM and TCM tuning, you have a winning combination for your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep powered vehicles. Below you will find a short list of some of our capabilities. For a more comprehensive overview of what we have to offer please call one of our technicians at (888)248-8633.


Below modification list will vary based on vehicle powertrain configuration

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The 545-RFE transmission was originally designed to be very inexpensive to manufacture. This approach forced the original designers to cut corners in size and quality of materials that could be used.

The transmission was designed to include electronic range selection, and weighs 263 pounds. The next six speed derived from the 545RFE was the 65RFE, used with V8 versions of the Ram 1500, Durango, and Grand Cherokee. 45RFE/545RFE Shop online for 45RFE/ 545RFE Dodge Transmissions and Parts from PATC. We offer many performance / heavy duty automatic transmission parts the others don’t sell. The Ram 45 transmission comes with the high performance Sonnax Line Pressure Booster, Transgo Shift Kit, Second Clutch Red Eagle Power Pack. A Re-manufactured 545RFE Transmission A properly Re-Manufactured transmission will have all the OE manufacturers specified updates and enhancements necessary to ensure the proper function and longevity of the transmission for years to come. Assembly should take place in a clean dust free environment, just as it was from the OE manufacturer. It is a very strong transmission but due to the computer controls, it is not very performance upgrade friendly. The biggest difference between it and the 68RFE, which is based on and uses many of the same 45RFE parts, is the obvious increase in size of shafts and additional frictions discs in the clutches, and the extra gear set providing the.

  • Modified TCM Torque management
  • Modified Rev Limit
  • Modified Stall Speed
  • Modified Line Pressures
  • Modified Clutch on/off apply variables
  • Modified TCM adaptive memories
  • Modified Shift Schedule
  • Modified Auto Stick engagement
  • There will be added cost for custom requested modifications – Call the Shop for details and custom pricing

NAG 1 Transmissions

  • 2004–2015 Chrysler
  • 2004–2015 Dodge
  • 2004-2015 Jeep

    8/9 speed Transmissions

  • 2016–2019 Chrysler
  • 2016–2019 Dodge
  • 2016-2019 Jeep

A518_46RH_46RE Transmissions

  • 1996–2003 Dodge/Jeep (3.9L, 5.2L, 5.9L Magnum) - (5.9L Diesel)
  • WOT shift points
  • Torque Converter Unlock/Lockup
  • 545RFE Transmissions

    • 2007–2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee (4.7L, 4.7L H.O., 5.7L Hemi)
    • 2007–2011 Dodge Ram (3.7L, 4.7L, 5.7L Hemi)
    • 2007–2011 Dodge Power Wagon
    • 2007–2011 Dodge Dakota (4.7L, 4.7L H.O.)
    • 2007–2011 Dodge Durango (4.7L, 5.7L)
    • 2007–2010 Jeep Commander (4.7L, 5.7L Hemi)
    • 2007–2010 Jeep Wrangler (2.8 L CRD)

    65RFE Transmissions

    • 2012-2019 Dodge Durango (5.7L)
    • 2012-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee (5.7L)
    • 2012-2019 Ram 1500 (4.7L, 5.7L)

    66RFE Transmissions

    • 2012-2019 Ram 2500 (5.7L)
    • 2012-2019 Ram Chassis Cab 3500 (5.7L)
    • 2012-2019 Dodge Power Wagon

    68RFE Transmissions

    • 2007.5-2009 Ram 2500 (6.7L DSL)
    • 2007.5-2009 Ram Chassis Cab 3500 (6.7L DSL)

    62TE Transmissions

    • 2007-2008 Chrysler Pacifica
    • 2007-2010 Chrysler Sebring
    • 2011-2014 Chrysler 200
    • 2008-2014 Dodge Advenger
    • 2008 Chrysler Town and Country
    • 2008 Chrysler Grand Voyager
    • 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan

    545rfe Transmission

    This transmission has been remanufactured at our state of the art facility using the latest advancements in aftermarket technology. We have carefully engineered a process that allows a 545RFE rebuild to maximize performance and durability while staying within a wholesale price range.

    This heavy duty transmission is a direct replacement for Dodge Dakota, Ram 1500 Pickup, Durango, Jeep Commander, Grand Cherokee, Liberty, and Wrangler.

    Transmission Name
    • 545RFE
    • 5-45RFE
    Vehicle Compatibility
    • Dakota
    • Durango
    • Ram 1500
    • Commander
    • Grand Cherokee
    • Liberty
    • Wrangler
    Years Covered
    • 2001, 2002, 2003
    • 2004, 2005, 2006
    • 2007, 2008, 2009
    • 2010, 2011
    New, Used, or Rebuilt
    • Performance Remanufactured

    • Ordering Info
    • Vehicle Info
    • Warranty
    • Our Process
    List Price:$2130.00Toll Free:1-888-995-PART or 1-888-995-7278
    Sale Price:$1,595.00
    Core Deposit:$800.00Office Hours:Monday-Friday 8:00am to 9:00pm CST.
    Weekend and holiday hours vary
    Delivery Shipping:Call for a Competitive Freight Quote
    Core Return Shipping:Call for a Competitive Freight Quote
    5 Star Product Rating
    545RFE Transmission Specs and Applications
    DodgeDakotaV8 / 4.7L2003-2011
    DurangoV8 / 4.7L
    V8 / 5.7L
    Ram 1500 PickupV6 / 3.7L
    V8 / 4.7L
    V8 / 5.7L
    JeepCommanderL6 / 3.7L
    V8 / 4.7L
    V8 / 5.7L
    Grand CherokeeV8 / 4.7L
    V8 / 5.7L
    LibertyL4 / 2.8L Diesel2002-2007
    WranglerL4 / 2.2L
    L4 / 2.8L
    545RFE Info
    Gears / Type:5 Speed Automatic Transmission
    Original Manufacturer:Chrysler
    Group:545RFE series
    4X2 or 4X4:We have 2 and 4WD models available.
    Recommended Fluid:ATF
    Torque Converter:We don't charge extra for necessary components. The 545RFE torque converter is included with every transmission.
    Upgraded 545RFE parts:Yes:
    Performance shift kit, valve body improver kit, and more.
    Please call for extreme performance upgrades
    Dyno Tested:Yes:
    up to 35,000 RPM at an extended period of time.
    Inspection, Checked for:Leaks
    Shifting Difficulties
    Excessive Noise
    Temperature and Performance
    545RFE Gear Ratios:

    3.00 - First
    1.67 - Second
    1.00 - Third
    0.75 - Fourth
    0.67 - Fifth
    3.00 - Reverse


    The 545RFE was introduced in 2001 and replaced the 4 speed 45FRE transmission. This transmission was produced in the Indiana plant in Kokomo. Chrysler called this a 'multi speed Automatic' transmission. The 545RFE also used an extra taller overdrive.

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    FREE shipping on all covered warranties
    This transmission comes with a 3 year nationwide warranty.
    We cover you against any manufactured defects on this part.
    We do not charge restocking or shipping fees when a transmission qualifies for a warranty. Restocking and shipping fees are applied if a customer wants to return a non defective transmission or is outside the continental United States.
    Buyers warranty begins at original date of purchase and expires 3 years or 36 thousand miles thereafter.
    This warranty does not cover any of the following:
    Use of engine, clutches, transfer case, drive line, and/or differential for purposes for which it was not originally designed (such as off-road, race car, etc.)
    Abuse, neglect, accident, or improper towing
    Towing charges, vehicle rental
    Loss of time, inconvenience, loss of use of vehicle, commercial loss or consequential damages
    Failure because of defects or inefficiencies or parts or assemblies not furnished with the transmission (flywheel, clutch, drive shaft, etc)
    Broken Gears or Shafts
    Cracked or broken cases
    No claims for labor or consequential damages will be accepted
    We are not liable for misuse or negligence causing damage, defect, injury, or loss.
    Unit must be returned for our inspection to determine fault.
    Warranty Process:
    In the rare case of a transmission failure please call our warranty department where a representative will assist you in the warranty process. Call Monday-Friday 9-5 Central 1-888-995-7278

    Read kindle on macbook. Dyno-Tested
    Every transmission has been run on a state of the art Dyno. A Dyno simulates the conditions encountered by a transmission during every day and extreme use. This ensures that when your part arrives, it will have been rigorously tested for noises, leaks, vibrations and performance. Any part that does not meet our strict guidelines will be completely disassembled and gone through until our quality requirements have been restored.
    OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer. Our parts meet or exceed the guidelines set forth by the manufacturer.
    Some transmissions have inherent factory flaws causing them to chronically break down. Through years of experience we have developed several procedures to help fix these problems.
    Every remanufactured transmission has been built and inspected by a certified technician. Our technicians have an average experience of 10 years or more.
    New Parts
    All wearable parts are replaced, this includes: seals, bearings, synchronizers, rings, bushings, bands, gaskets, keys, and much more.
    The final process before shipment is a complete inspection of the entire unit. During our inspection process, even the smallest of inconsistencies are addressed.

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