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I was curious if anyone knew whether or not the 09-11 rams will receive the software update that is coming with the 2012 rams. Seeing as the transmissions are the same, I don't see why we couldn't get the software update for ours
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That would be cool to find out. Anyone tied into Dodge/a dealership close enough?
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I was curious if anyone knew whether or not the 09-11 rams will receive the software update that is coming with the 2012 rams. Seeing as the transmissions are the same, I don't see why we couldn't get the software update for ours
What kind of software update will the 2012 have?

I had a 2010 as does Dad, and this 2011 I have now need some kind of help in that department!!! Compaired to the 2- 2010
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I don't see why a good transmission shop couldn't upgrade the torque converter & upgrade the software
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What's wrong with our transmissions?
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the 2009 - 2010s use an old transmission, originally from a 1999 Jeep, it was called a 45RFE
it is completely controlled by software, it was called a automatic 4 speed
the same tranny had a software upgrade & they called it a 545RFE, & they called it a 5 speed
the same tranny was given a new torque converter & another software upgrade & was called a 65RFE 6 speed

in 2013 we won't have to put up with this POS, they are changing the whole design & we will have German Transmission & it will be an 8 speed automatic
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in 2013 we won't have to put up with this POS, they are changing the whole design & we will have German Transmission & it will be an 8 speed automatic
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To answer the original question, I doubt the dealer will give software updates, they'd rather sell you a new truck. They didn't do updates to make the 45rfe a 545rfe, and I doubt they'll do it to make the 545rfe a 65rfe. I bet you could somehow do the change yourself though(maybe swap the computers or something....like people did to make their 45rfe's into 545rfe's)...
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The screwy thing about the transmissions 5-speed and 6-speeds, the MPG's are the same. So unless it causes a Bat-outya-Hell syndrome, it won't matter,lol
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The screwy thing about the transmissions 5-speed and 6-speeds, the MPG's are the same. So unless it causes a Bat-outya-Hell syndrome, it won't matter,lol
Yeah it's the same transmission and the 2 and 2p (2 and 3 on the "6 speed") are so close in ratio that it doesn't make any difference.
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