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Old 09-29-2011, 02:47 PM
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snrusnak, about how long do you think it took you to service your tranny?
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I don't remember exactly, but I'd say with going to the store to get parts, doing all the work, stopping to eat lunch, and clean up, maybe like 3-4 hours. I spent about 30 minutes at least though when I got hung up on that torx screw. I bet next time I do it it takes less than an hour.
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ok cool man i am gonna do it after another 500 miles and just wanna make sure. anything i should be aware of?
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The only issue I ran into was the torx screw was blocked by my exhaust pipe. I think it may be more easily accessible with the hemi as I haven't heard of anyone with a hemi complaining about that. The rest is pretty straight forward, reread my write up I think I covered it all in there. It's a pretty easy job, might take a few hours...
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alrighty sounds like a job! actually excited to do it but ill be a first timer and dont wanna screw anything up haha
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feel free to PM me if you have any questions while doing it, I get the pop ups on my phone so I'm pretty much always in touch...
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thanks brother i appreciate it!
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Cool, so you did the service? Was your exhaust pipe in the way of that screw? Mine was with the 4.7L...
Not at all, in fact it was really straightforward.

Topped up the tranny the day afterward, & retorqued the pan screws yesterday.

Took two hours, but that was at a leisurely pace with the truck on a lift, and a former mechanic and all his tools at my side.

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Great writeup. I like using the gasket also vs RTV. Saves me scraping, I've had no leak issues using gaskets.
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Excellent writeup, nice to know it can be done when the time comes.
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