Master rebuild kit for the A500, 44re, 42re, 42rh, 40rh, and R4AC1, 4 speed automatic transmission
Fits: Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Mopar
Year range: 1988-2004
This overhaul rebuild kit contains the following items:
Transtec overhaul gasket set
Friction clutch plates
Front kick-down band
Extension housing bushing
The Transtec gasket set included in this overhaul banner box kit is the highest quality available. The set includes every rubber seal, paper gasket, O-ring, sealing rings, and metal clad seals that you will need to complete your rebuild. The Transtec gasket sets are considered a premium kit, with the better Duraprene pan gasket, and higher quality gaskets and seals throughout.
Additionally, you can add the following recommended upgrades to this banner box kit:
Steel plates - *Pictured - *(2000 was a crossover year from the standard high-reverse steels to the V-notched style)
ATSG rebuild manual
Low reverse band
Transgo shift kit, Superior Shift Correction Kit, or Sonnax Zip Kit
Transgo TF-Detent valve body repair
Transgo Separator plate - TF-PLT-94B or TF-PLT-95S
Transgo TFOD-SP overdrive return spring
Thrust washer kit
Full bushing set
Torrington bearing kit with OD plate
Overrun roller sprag
Overdrive roller sprag
Low reverse servo
Sonnax Intermediate accumulator 22841-04K
Sonnax 12861-01 3-4 accumulator spring
Sonnax 22912-01K reverse servo plug
Overdrive piston retainer
Full electronics kit - dual pack solenoid (3-4 and lockup), HD BorgWarner governor pressure solenoid, Transducer, and output speed sensor
Assembly Grease - Lubegard, Life Smart Blend, or Transjel
Platinum Lubegard - Insider tip: Many shops use this synthetic supplement in every freshly rebuilt transmission to keep them on the road past the warranty.
Cooler Line Flush - Lubegard Kooler Kleen or Brand One
This master rebuild overhaul set works in the following applications:
Ram Truck – 1500, 3.9L, some 5.2L
Ram Van – 1500, 3.9L, some 5.2L
Dakota 3.9L, 5.2L
Durango 3.9L, 5.2L
Jeep Grand Cherokee 5.2L, 3.1L 1993-2000
Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L, 1994-2004
Mitsubishi Pickup 1993-1996
This overhaul rebuild box kit fits the following years: 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004
Remember to soak all of your friction clutches in transmission fluid for 30 minutes prior to installation.
My order came promptly, well packaged, and with proper advice and cautions about handling the gasket kit.
Everything is high quality and I am anxious to get it all in place and see how my Grand Cherokee responds to the TLC I put into the rebuild!
I will include an update to this when the final results have been tested so this review can assist your own decision.
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Worked out good
Got what I needed. I had it in Utah within about 2 days. Just in time to rebuild over the weekend.
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Great transmission rebuild kit for my Dakota
Perfect transaction. Got everything I needed from the add on options. Asked them a few questions prior to the purchases. Answered me back pretty quickly. Good people to buy from. Thank you.
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Could have been easier, but not bad.
Kit came quickly, but was two clutches short. I got in touch with customer service, and they fixed the issue at no cost to me, as well as promised to look into why it happened and prevent it from happening to future customers.
As far as the product itself, high quality and complete with the exception of the aforementioned clutches.