Fraser Engine Rebuilders, Inc.




$ 2450
  • Core Deposit - $800.00 (fully refundable)
  • Shipping (round trip) - $250.00
  • Warranty - 3 Year / 100K Miles (upgrades available see below)
Extended Warranty: +$206.00
Premium Labor: +$150.00


  • Every transmission comes with a remanufactured and enhanced torque converter.
  • To prevent front seal leaks, vibration, and early bushing wear, all torque converters undergo testing for leaks, lock-up functionality, concentricity, and balance.
  • Independently tested, each fully remanufactured valve body includes a comprehensive system correction and recalibration kit.
  • Valves susceptible to wear are meticulously restored to exact specifications and vacuum tested to ensure they function correctly.
  • Each remanufactured transmission undergoes thorough testing under hot, cold, load conditions, and simulated road tests using our advanced CARS (Computer-Aided Road Simulation) dynamometer program.

This  Chrysler/Jeep 545RFE transmission is remanufactured with the HIGHEST QUALITY PARTS AVAILABLE.

The Chrysler/Jeep 545RFE transmission is a five-speed automatic transmission that was used in select vehicles from the Chrysler and Jeep brands. It was produced from 2003 to 2012 and offered improved performance and efficiency compared to its predecessor, the 47RE transmission.

The 545RFE transmission features an all-aluminum case and extension housing, hydraulically-controlled planetary gear sets, and electronic shift control. It also includes overdrive and lock-up torque converter features, which help optimize fuel efficiency and reduce wear on the transmission components.

Some of the key specifications of the 545RFE transmission include gear ratios of:

  • 2.45:1 (1st), 1.45:1 (2nd), 1.00:1 (3rd), 0.69:1 (4th), and 0.67:1 (5th)
  • 6-bolt hexagon bolt pattern
  • Transmission length of approximately 23.3 inches (593 mm)
  • Weight ranging from 200 to 300 pounds (91 to 136 kg)
  • It is rated to handle up to 700 lb-ft (949 Nm) of torque, making it suitable for various applications.

The 545RFE transmission was utilized in models such as the Chrysler 300, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, Dodge Ram 1500, Jeep Grand Cherokee, and Jeep Commander during the years 2003 to 2012. It offered smooth shifting, improved drivability, and enhanced fuel efficiency compared to its predecessor, making it a reliable choice for many Chrysler and Jeep vehicles.

Overall, the Chrysler/Jeep 545RFE transmission is known for its durability and performance, and it continues to be a popular choice for those who require a capable and efficient transmission for their Chrysler or Jeep vehicle within the 2003-2012 model years.


• Fully remanufactured valve body includes updated solenoid switch valves for improved shifting, lubrication, and performance.
• Fully remanufactured torque converter is tested for leaks, lockup, concentricity, and balance. Upgrades exceed OE requirements and eliminate the possibility of front seal leaks, premature bushing wear, and vibration.
• Completely remanufactured pump, complete with updated TCC limit valve and TCC accumulator to ensure proper TCC control and cooler flow, provides consistent internal pressures, eliminating slippage and delayed engagement.
• New line pressure sensor maintains consistent shift quality.
• Secured accumulator cover bolts prevent loss of 3rd or 4th gear.
• Fully remanufactured solenoid packs are tested separately from the transmission before dyno testing to verify shift quality and pressure control.
• All-new custom-spec bushings improve internal fluid flow control and pressures.
• Bushings and machined surfaces polished to a mirror-like OE finish of 16 RA or less.
• Every transmission is cold-and hot-tested using a proprietary dynamometer testing program that includes fully synthetic automatic transmission fluid and a filtration system.

Discover the 545RFE Transmission: A Benchmark in Durability and Performance | Fraser Engines & Transmissions

Fraser Engines & Transmissions is excited to showcase the 545RFE transmission, a distinguished example of automotive excellence. Developed by Chrysler for Jeep and other vehicles, this five-speed (with a bonus gear making it effectively six-speed) automatic transmission is celebrated for its remarkable combination of strength, performance, and efficiency. Ideal for a wide spectrum of vehicles, from rugged off-road adventurers to robust trucks, the 545RFE is your solution for elevating your driving capabilities.

Exceptional Features of the 545RFE Transmission

  • Sophisticated Multi-Speed Design: The 545RFE transmission features a sophisticated design with five primary gears and a secondary overdrive gear, providing a broad spectrum of gear ratios. This design significantly enhances the vehicle’s power delivery and fuel economy while ensuring smooth transitions.

  • Adaptive Shift Control: Equipped with an advanced control system, the 545RFE intelligently adjusts its shifting strategy based on driving conditions, offering a tailor-made driving experience that is both smooth and efficient.

  • Designed for Durability: Built to withstand the demands of heavy-duty use, including off-roading and towing, the 545RFE transmission is engineered to maintain peak performance under various driving conditions, ensuring lasting reliability.

Our Quality Assurance at Fraser Engines & Transmissions

Quality is more than a promise at Fraser Engines & Transmissions; it’s our foundation. Each 545RFE transmission undergoes an extensive remanufacturing process, ensuring it surpasses original factory specifications. Our commitment to excellence guarantees that every transmission delivers enduring performance and reliability.

Why Choose the 545RFE from Fraser Engines & Transmissions?

  • Expert Remanufacturing: Our remanufactured 545RFE transmissions are crafted with precision and high-quality materials, offering durability and unparalleled performance.

  • Reliable Warranty Support: Confidence in our 545RFE transmissions is backed by a solid warranty, demonstrating our dedication to quality and customer satisfaction.

  • Professional Consultation: Our experienced team is on hand to guide you in choosing the perfect transmission for your vehicle, ensuring a flawless fit and superior performance.

Transform Your Vehicle with the 545RFE Transmission

Choosing the 545RFE transmission from Fraser Engines & Transmissions means opting for an upgrade in efficiency, power, and dependability. Explore our selection today and start your journey towards an enhanced driving experience.


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  • Lockup: Yes
  • Transmission Fluid: 14
  • Transmission Speeds: 4-Speed, 5-Speed
  • Bell Housing Included: Yes
  • Radiator Included: No
  • Cooler Replacement Required: No
  • Average R&R: 5.4
  • Transmission Family: 545RFE
  • Pan Bolts: 15
  • Fluid Type: PZL-ATF+4
  • Torque Converter Included: Yes
  • Tail Housing: Without
  • Radiator Replacement Required: No
  • Cooler Included: No



    The Chrysler/Jeep 545RFE transmission was used in various Chrysler and Jeep models during the years 2003 to 2012. Some of the car models that utilized the 545RFE transmission within this timeframe include:

    • Chrysler 300: 2005-2010
    • Dodge Dakota: 2003-2010
    • Dodge Durango: 2004-2009
    • Dodge Ram 1500: 2003-2011
    • Jeep Grand Cherokee: 2003-2010
    • Jeep Commander: 2006-2010

    Please note that transmission availability may vary by specific trim levels, engine options, and production dates within the model years listed. It’s always best to consult the owner’s manual or contact a Chrysler/Jeep dealer for the most accurate and up-to-date information on transmission options for specific vehicles.



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