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Posted: 09/16/19 06:51pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Was this a pretty reliable transmission? Looking at a 2017 2500 with it that has about 75k miles on it.


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Long answer short: Yes, it was a pretty reliable tranny.


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Actually, they are all reliable IF you take care of them as in change the fluid and filter.


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Very reliable at stock power.


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Thanks for the info. It will stay at stock power, don't really need anymore than what it has for our trailer.

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mudfuel07 wrote:

Thanks for the info. It will stay at stock power, don't really need anymore than what it has for our trailer.


That is a lot of miles on a 2017 rig. Was it used commercially?


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“Actually, they are all reliable IF you take care of them as in change the fluid and filter.”

Except on my 2019 Silverado...no dip stick.


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Me Again wrote:

mudfuel07 wrote:

Thanks for the info. It will stay at stock power, don't really need anymore than what it has for our trailer.


That is a lot of miles on a 2017 rig. Was it used commercially?

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Even if bought the end of 2016 that is three years, and 25k a year. When we bought our 2001 used in fall of 2010 it had 234k on it it was an early 2001 so just shy of 11 years just over 20k a year.


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I would actually prefer more miles on a diesel. That means it was mainly used on the highway and not so much city driving which is what kills these new emissions diesels.

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I believe that is the same Transmission that I have in my 2013 Ram with the Cummins. I have 145K and it has been trouble free. JH

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