post #1 of Old 11-28-2012, 01:53 AM Thread Starter
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Trans filter kits

Quick question for someone who knows more than I. I've got an 08' GC limited with the 5.7l, I'm buying a trans filter kit and on rock auto there's two options for the Wix kits, a shallow and a deep sump. both are for the 545RFE. Question: how do I tell whether or not I have the deep sump? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks guys.

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post #2 of Old 11-28-2012, 07:31 AM
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Easy answer: Get it at the dealer and forget the aftermarket exists for transmission filters.

Chrysler has in the past (and as of '07 still did) specified different filters for different applications, which themselves sometimes use slightly different transmissions. The aftermarket, on the other hand, generally makes one blanket filter per transmission family. This can and does create situations where the "right" aftermarket filter ain't remotely right.

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post #3 of Old 11-28-2012, 08:54 AM
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Yes, that's where I get my filters from. Just make sure you have your VIN Number with you or the last 8 numbers and letters for the dealer. It makes it much easier for them to look up and get u the correct filter.
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post #4 of Old 11-28-2012, 09:59 AM Thread Starter
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Sounds like a plan to me. Thanks guys
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post #5 of Old 11-28-2012, 06:16 PM
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I figure i will just buy both , return the wrong one. Just need to order a dipstick first

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post #6 of Old 11-29-2012, 03:43 PM
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I figure i will just buy both , return the wrong one. Just need to order a dipstick first
For the 3.7L?

Where are you getting one. I haven't looked for one yet but would love to have one.
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