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2005 Nissan Frontier, 4.0, transmission was sent out to have

Customer Question

2005 Nissan Frontier, 4.0, transmission was sent out to have it rebuilt, when the programmer came told me that the ELECTONIC PLATE was incorrect installed for a 2wheel drive instead of 4x4. What can I do to make it work?
It won't shift 4th
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Transmissions
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
VIN# *****
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The programmer asked me to replace just electronic plate, is there any other name for that's
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

hey how are you

there is nothing you can do other installing the correct plate for the 4wd .

I believe he is talking about this plate ,in the diagram i sent you .

why don't you send it back and let them install the correct one for you ,whoever rebuild it should be responsible.

I think that is what he is referring to

Unless he meant the valve body was swapped from 2wd to 4wd .I doubt it

let me know more of who rebuild it for you , ?

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

it will be #3 in the diagram,if that is what he meant .

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Do you have a part number?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
DEALER guy can't find it independently
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I'm done with this rebuilder, can't deal with him no more
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

For 2005 Nissan frontier 4WD that will be the OEM part # 317542x20

Parts InformationOEM Part #PriceSeparator Plate

3 - Without Supercharger

(###) ###-####20 $38.93

3 - With Supercharger

(###) ###-####69 $37.17

I m sorry you having that much problems with it .

please let me know if you need anything else on it


Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Supercharger, ??
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
One more question,
IS THE VALVE BODY SAME ON 4x4 and 2wd ? Only plate changes ?
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

yes , some nissan frontier come with super charger , it will be different part then your part # that is why the system listed 2 parts number with or without super charger engine

valve body the same

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 6 months ago.

are you good do you have any more question , i m about to sign off for the day

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
This are the codes I got
P1815: m mode switch
P1820: Engine speed signal
P1808: VHCL Speed Sensor ABS