Approximately 4 quarts ATF+4 when drained via dropping the pan / Approximately 8.8 quarts dry fill. Make sure to use ATF+4, not just ATF!
How many quarts of transmission fluid does a 42RLE take?
Your 42RLE is very fussy about its ATF, it must be ATF+4. It cannot be some generic or “super” ATF claiming to be compatible with ATF+4, it must actually say ATF+4 in big letters on the front label of the bottle. For a simple pan drop and filter change, you’ll need about 4 quarts.
How do you check 42RLE fluid?
Start the engine, let it get up to operating temperature. Then shift through all the gears and then leave it in neutral with the engine running for the level check. You get a more accurate level check when it’s in neutral since the atf pump is working in neutral. It doesn’t pump in Park.
Is the 42RLE a good transmission?
The 42RLE transmission is known to be problematic. The transmission tends to have poor shifting quality, can get stuck in second gear, will downshift without fully engaging, overheating of the transmission, and rough shifts between 1st and 2nd gears.
How many quarts does it take to fill an empty transmission?
While performing a transmission service, where the pan is dropped and the filter replaced, 4 to 5 quarts of transmission fluid should be adequate to replace what was lost from the pan.
How much transmission fluid does a Jeep Wrangler hold?
Expect to need about 4 quarts, but do not overfill.
What vehicles use the 42RLE transmission?
Jeep Wrangler 42RLE Automatic Transmission is also called the Chrysler 42RLE, A606 or Ultradrive. Not only for Wrangler, it is also used in Liberty, Jeep JK Wranglers (2007 to 2013), TJ/TJL Wranglers (2003 to 2006), dodge charger, challenger, and ram 1500.
Are all NAG1 transmission the same?
The NAG1 is the same. There are some differences in the programming of the TCM’s, for example the 6.1 cars have a higher redline than the 5.7 cars and those higher shift points.