i have a 1998 dodge ram 1500 sport with a 5.9 gas motor. im trying to figure out what trans i have in the truck. the tag under the hood says bd48. when i look that up it shows for a diesel. so im not sure what trans i have. i cant find any tags on the trans at all but on the bell housing does have 064-2 if that helps any

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Asked by Robert Feb 07, 2016 at 09:21 PM about the 1998 Dodge RAM 1500 ST Quad Cab LB RWD

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i have a 1998 dodge ram 1500 sport with a 5.9 gas motor. im trying to figure out what trans i have in the truck.  reverse went out this morning .the tag under the hood says bd48.  when i look that up it shows for a diesel. so im not sure what trans i have. i cant find any tags on the trans at all  but  on the bell housing does have 064-2 if that helps any

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its 2 wheel drive sorry and it says 48 bd not bd48 on the tag under hood

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46re or 46rh how many miles usually when reverse goes first soon follows might tighten babds i suggest looking for anotger pr rebuild

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Its either a 46 or 48 no matter same trans just the 48 is made for HD (like the diesel) it has 2 extra clutches to help with heat build-up when towing!

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