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Does a 2000 Ram 2500 have the same transmsission as 2001 Ram 2500?

Discussion in 'Ram Trucks' started by vffdoug, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. vffdoug

    vffdoug Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    I have a 2000 and a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 4x4 with gas 5.9 liter engine do they have the same transmission?
  2. banksl&s

    banksl&s Member
    Messages: 46

    I do believe so. I don't think they changed the auto's until '03.5. Assuming both are auto's. If not then yes they do if they are both 5 speeds.
  3. vffdoug

    vffdoug Junior Member
    Messages: 25


    Both of mine are the automatics with overdrive
  4. skidooer

    skidooer Senior Member
    Messages: 248

    yes they should both have a 47re automatic trans with overdrive.
  5. Grass Master

    Grass Master Banned
    Messages: 157

    If you have a 360 gas engine with an auto transmission it will have a 46RE ( this is the same trans used in both 1/2 tons and 3/4 tons with the 5.9 gas engine) the 47RE is the auto used with the V10 and Cummins. We have lots of these trucks, most of them get a rebuild every year.
  6. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    There 4 speeds
  7. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    if they get rebuilt every year find a new tranny shop. You can make the 47re into one hell of a tough tranny by changing valve body and convertor and a couple other small mods. cost you and extra grand a rebuild but you wont have to rebuild them again for a while
  8. Stark_Enterprises

    Stark_Enterprises Senior Member
    Messages: 316

    Big Dave is right on!
  9. vffdoug

    vffdoug Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    Okay guys do my 2000 and 2001 dodge ram 2500 4x4 have a 46re or a 47re transmission???????
  10. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    If you got 360's and there 2500's you have the 46RE. Its not that bad of a tranny bolted to the magnum since the motor isnt nearly as powerful as the CTD that was eating up 47re
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2009
  11. Spitz

    Spitz Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    The best thing is they are a really simply transmission to overhaul.
  12. shott8283

    shott8283 Senior Member
    Messages: 258

    didnt they make an RH aswell?

    im on my second RE right now.. lasting pretty well..

    two words.