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Old 12-03-2012, 12:07 PM   #1
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What transmission do i have?

I have a 97 2.5 with a 3 speed auto..i would like to change fluid and filter in the trans but i cant find exactly what trans i have..one site said it was a 30rh and another said i had a torqueflight tf 905..also could anyone tell me what transfer case i have? Thank you!

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:26 PM   #2
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It's a 30rh.

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Old 12-03-2012, 12:39 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply..any idea on what fluid and filter i should put in her?
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:44 PM   #4
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Filters are pretty basic and similar. I have bought Mopar branded filters from a dealer and they are the EXACT same ones bought from Autozone or other places.

For fluid, Chrysler trannys only really like ATF+4. Any +4 that is Chrysler certified is already a full synthetic and a very high quality fluid.
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Old 12-03-2012, 12:49 PM   #5
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Thanks goatman..i will be doing that this week..heres my problem whenever the jeep sits for 2 or 3 days when i first start it up and dont let the fluid warm up it doesnt want to move and makes a grinding noise..after that it shifts and goes into gear like butter..but it only happens whenever its cold..any ideas?
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:28 PM   #6
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A couple of threads you might find of interest...

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/32rh...ve-178050.html

http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/jeep...er-186155.html

Try starting it up in Neutral when it has been parked for an extended period of time, and see if the condition is still present.
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Old 12-03-2012, 07:10 PM   #7
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Thank you for the great info! I have never started the jeep on neutral..but i have shift the jeep in neutral as it was making that grinding noise and it went away
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:06 AM   #8
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For the transfer case, you have a NP 231. How many miles are on your Jeep?
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:35 AM   #9
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Thank you and 150k miles...

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