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Dodge RAM 1500 4x4 Can I put a transmission from a 1994 Dodge

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Can I put a transmission from a 1994 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L V8 4x4 into 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 5.9L V8 4X4?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Ted G. replied 6 years ago.
No, that transmission is different and the computer will not see the sensors and solenoids it is looking for so you will throw all kinds of codes.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

Is there anything you can do to the transmission to make it work?

Expert:  Ted G. replied 6 years ago.
Not really, the computer needs to see the transmission and if it does not then it will code out all over the place. You need a 95 up trans at least and there may even be some sensor conflicts with a 95-96.