Remanufactured 5R55E Transmission Price
Alternative Name: 5R44E, 4R44E
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About Our Remanufactured 5R55E Transmission
Transmission repair and replacement can be one of the most expensive categories of expense automobile owners can undertake. With quality gearbox units like the 5R55E transmission, all too often drivers consider their vehicles to be totaled when the transmission reaches a state of disrepair that their local mechanics are unequipped to deal with. Remanufactured 5R55E transmissions are a great option for those who own vehicles that are compatible with them. In the automotive industry, these transmissions are known for their reliability and quality design. It’s hard to find a good replacement for a 5R55E that isn’t a 5R55E, although there are numerous comparable transmissions that can be suitable for a 5R55E transmission swap. Every transmission we rebuild is a complete internal and external reworking of the original transmission built to meet or exceed OEM standards. We go beyond the rebuild to go as far as to repair any known factory defects associated with a particular transmission. To offer a transmission replacement solution to all Ford owners we have remanufactured and used 5R55E transmissions for sale as well as other Ford transmissions and variations like the 6R80, 4R55E, 5R44E, 5R55, 5R55W, 5R55S, and 5R55N.
We take great pride in selling used and remanufactured 5R55E transmissions. Our used transmissions are the most affordable in the industry, but we take pride in selling used transmissions that are in perfect working condition. Our production process and ethics are based on the fact that so much time, money, and quality hardware goes to waste when motorists fail to work with a transmission repair specialist who knows these components through and through, how to get all of the valuable miles out of them and keep them running smoothly for many years. Our remanufactured transmissions have had every single part replaced with new or re-machined parts that meet or exceed the original equipment manufacturer’s specifications (OEM). What’s more, we correct all known factory defects every time we remanufacture a transmission. This means that they will often emerge from our process much better than a factory transmission. We also provide an up to 5-year/ unlimited mileage warranty for most remanufactured automatic transmissions along with fast & free shipping to any commercial address in the United States.
5R55E Transmission Remanufacturing Process
Our 5R55E Transmission Upgrades
A remanufactured and improved torque converter is included with every transmission.
To eliminate the possibility of front seal leaks, vibration, and premature bushing wear, all torque converters are tested for leaks, lock-up, concentricity, and balance.
Every fully remanufactured valve body, with complete system correction and recalibration kit, is tested independently.
All wear-prone valves are restored to stringent specifications and vacuum tested to confirm proper function.
Each remanufactured transmission is hot, cold, load, and simulated road tested using our proprietary CARS (Computer-Aided Road Simulation) dynamometer program.
All remanufactured transmissions are backed by the industry's best, no-hassle nationwide warranty.
5R55E Frequently Asked Questions
Does it cost less to get a rebuilt 5R55E transmission?
Buying a rebuilt transmission is normally less expensive than buying an entirely new crate 5R55E transmission. Although, the best option is typically to go with a remanufactured 5R55E transmission since it has had more quality work performed than a rebuilt 5R55E transmission and costs about the same.
How do I identify a Ford Ranger transmission?
First, look beneath the transmission for a 12-bolt pattern and then measure the extension housing which is located near the rear Zone and should be 10 inches in length. Afterwards, find the ID Tag on the left-hand side of the bell housing, stamped with a Ford part number. The bell housing is closed on AWD models, and not fully closed on 2WD vehicles.
How much does a 5R55E transmission weigh?
A properly made 5R55E should weigh approximately 300 lbs. Our rebuilt units will weigh nearly exactly the same as a factory standard transmission as we follow the OEM Supplier specifications precisely.
What is the difference between 4R44E and 5R55E?
As mentioned above, the most important difference between these two transmissions is in how the computer control strategy manages the function of the unit. The 5R55E features increased precision in its computer control strategy. This was necessary to accommodate the added forward gear. This feature of the 5R55E was introduced in parallel to a refined, friction-to-friction shift ability.
5R55E History & Information
The 5R55E transmission was first produced by Ford Motor Company in the early 1990s. It was incorporated into many popular automobile designs beginning in 1997. The 5R55E was widely used in both two-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles, vans, trucks, and car designs. It is unique in that it is the first automatic 5-speed transmission used in vehicles built and sold in the United States. The 5R55E transmission was also the first electronically controlled domestic gearbox available in an American-made vehicle. Today, the 5R55E transmission can be found in the 1997 Aerostar, 1997-2001 Ford Rangers (2WD and 4WD), and 1997-2001 Ford Explorer vehicles that are equipped with the 4.0L V6 engine. This product is one of many descendants of the respected Ford C3 transmission class and is commonly mated with the Borg-Warner BW1354 transfer case.
The 5R55E transmission is very similar to the 4R44E transmission. One important difference between these two comparable units is their varying computer control methodologies. The 4R44E computer control strategy energizes the overdrive band in first gear, to create an added gear ratio. The 5R55E uses a more traditional method of achieving the same effect and has adaptive shift control featuring high energy directional frictions. The 5R55E had a few other variations that were nearly the same but named differently due to Ford's manufacturing processes at the time. Those transmission variants of the 5R55E are the 5R55S, 5R55N, and 5R55W. Many of the parts found in these two transmissions appear identical at first glance, but they are not interchangeable. For this reason, selecting replacement parts for the internal components of these two units require special care and knowledge, and is best done by a professional transmission repair team. To this day, it is a top seller both in its original factory form and as a refurbished replacement.
Considered a reliable and low-maintenance transmission, the 5R55E appears in many popular Ford vehicles as well as popular vehicles made by other auto manufacturers. The most popular Ford applications for the 5R55E: 1997 Ford Aerostar (with 4.0 V6 engine), the 1997-2011 Ford Ranger, the 1997–2010 Ford Explorer, the 2002–2005 Ford Thunderbird, the 2005–2010 Ford Mustang, and the 2008-2010 Ford Falcon. Other slightly less popular automaker uses for the 5R55E include the 1997–2010 Mazda B-Series, 1998–2010 Mercury Mountaineer, 2000–2003 Jaguar S-Type, 2000–2006 Lincoln LS, and 2003–2005 Lincoln Aviator.
The 5R55E was considered to be a highly advanced gearbox at the time it was first introduced to the market. Today, it is still considered to be a venerable design and can be found in affordable auto powertrain designs as well as in performance vehicles. Because it is an older, yet reliable design, it is considered a cheap yet high-quality drop-in transmission replacement for many used and new vehicles.
Engine Sizes for the 5R55E Transmission
- Inline 4 cylinder - 2.3L
- Inline 4 cylinder - 2.5L
- V6 - 3.0L
- V6 - 4.0L
- V6 - 5.0L
5R55E Transmission Tags
|5R55E Transmission Compatibility Chart|
|MAKE||MODEL||START YEAR||END YEAR|
|Ford||Explorer Sport Trac||2001||2005|
|Diagnostic Codes for 5R55E Transmission|
|DIAGNOSTIC CODES||DESCRIPTION OF PROBLEM|
|P1500||Vehicle Speed Sensor Intermittent|
|P1501||Programmable Speedometer & Odometer Module/Vehicle Speed Sensor Intermittent Circuit-failure|
|P1502||Invalid or Missing Vehicle Speed Message or Brake Data|
|P1700||Transmission System Failure|
|P1701||Reverse Engagement Error|
|P1702||Transmission System Failure|
|P1703||Brake On/Off Switch Out of Self-Test Range|
|P1704||Transmission System Failure|
|P1705||Manual Lever Position Sensor Out of Self-Test Range|
|P1706||High Vehicle Speed Observed in Park|
|P1707||Transfer Case Neutral Indicator Hard Fault Present|
|P1709||Park or Neutral Position Switch Out of Self-Test Range|
|P1710||Transmission System Failure|
|P1711||Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Out of Self-Test Range|
|P1712||Trans Torque Reduction Request Signal Malfunction|
|P1713||TFT Sensor In Range Failure Low Value|
|P1714||SSA Inductive Signature Malfunction|
|P1715||SSB Inductive Signature Malfunction|
|P1716||SSC Inductive Signature Malfunction|
|P1717||SSD Inductive Signature Malfunction|
|P1718||TFT Sensor In Range Failure High|
|P1720||Vehicle Speed (Meter) Circuit Malfunction|
|P1721||Gear 1 Incorrect Ratio|
|P1722||Gear 2 Incorrect Ratio|
|P1723||Gear 3 incorrect Ratio|
|P1724||Gear 4 Incorrect Ratio|
|P1725||Insufficient Engine Speed Increase During Self Test|
|P1726||Insufficient Engine Speed Decrease During Self Test|
|P1727||Coast Clutch Solenoid Inductive Signature Malfunction|
|P1728||Transmission Slip Error|
|P1729||4x4 Low Switch Error|
|P1731||1-2 Shift Malfunction|
|P1732||2-3 Shift Malfunction|
|P1733||3-4 Shift Malfunction|
|P1740||Transmission System Failure|
|P1741||Torque Converter Clutch Control Error|
|P1742||Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Faulty|
|P1743||Torque Converter Clutch Solenoid Faulty|
|P1744||Torque Converter Clutch System Stuck in Off Position|
|P1745||Transmission System Failure|
|P1746||Electronic Pressure Control Solenoid A - Open Circuit|
|P1747||Electronic Pressure Control Solenoid A- Short Circuit|
|P1749||Electronic Pressure Control Solenoid Failed Low|
|P1751||Shift Solenoid A Performance|
|P1754||Coast Clutch Solenoid Circuit malfunction|
|P1756||Shift Solenoid B Performance|
|P1760||Transmission System Failure|
|P1761||Shift Solenoid C Performance|
|P1762||Overdrive Band Failed Off|
|P1766||Shift Solenoid D Performance|
|P1767||Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Malfunction|
|P1768||Performance / Normal / Winter Mode Input Malfunction|
|P1770||Clutch Solenoid Circuit Malfunction|
|P1779||Transmission Control Indicator Lamp Circuit Malfunction|
|P1780||Transmission Control Switch Circuit is Out of Self-Test Range|
|P1781||4x4 Low Switch is Out of Self-Test Range|
|P1782||P/ES Circuit Out Of Self Test Range|
|P1783||Transmission Over-Temperature Condition|
|P1784||Transmission Mechanical Failure - First And Reverse|
|P1785||Transmission Mechanical Failure - First And Second|
|P1786||3-2 Downshift Error|
|P1787||2-1 Downshift Error|
|P1788||Pressure Control Solenoid 'B' Open Circuit|
|P1789||Pressure Control Solenoid 'B' Short Circuit|
|P1795||Idle Switch Circuit Malfunction|
|P1804||Transmission 4-Wheel Drive High Indicator Circuit Failure|
|P1806||Transmission 4-Wheel Drive High Indicator Short Circuit To Battery|
|P1808||Transmission 4-Wheel Drive Low Indicator Circuit Failure|
|P1810||TFP Valve Position Switch Circuit/ Transmission 4-Wheel Drive Low Indicator Short Circuit To Battery|
|P1812||Transmission 4-Wheel Drive Mode Select Circuit Failure|
|P1815||Transmission 4-Wheel Drive Mode Select Short Circuit To Ground|
|P1819||Transmission Neutral Safety Switch Short Circuit To Ground|
|P1820||Transmission Transfer Case Clockwise Shift Relay Coil Circuit Failure|
|P1822||Transmission Transfer Case Clockwise Shift Relay Coil Short Circuit To Battery|
|P1824||Transmission 4-Wheel Drive Clutch Relay Circuit Failure|
|P1826||Transmission 4-Wheel Drive Low Clutch Relay Circuit To Battery|
|P1828||Transmission Transfer Case Counter Clockwise Shift Relay Coil Circuit Failure|
|P1830||Transmission Transfer Case Counter Clockwise Shift Relay Coil Short Circuit To Battery|
|P1832||Transmission Transfer Case Differential Lock-Up Solenoid Circuit Failure|
|P1834||Transmission Transfer Case Differential Lock-Up Solenoid Short Circuit To Battery|
|P1838||Transmission Transfer Case Shift Motor Circuit Failure|
|P1846||Transmission Transfer Case Contact Plate 'A' Circuit Failure|
|P1850||Transmission Transfer Case Contact Plate 'B' Circuit Failure|
|P1854||Transmission Transfer Case Contact Plate 'C' Circuit Failure|
|P1858||Transmission Transfer Case Contact Plate 'D' Circuit Failure|
|P1866||Transmission Transfer Case System Concern - Servicing Required|
|P1867||Transmission Transfer Case Contact Plate General Circuit Failure|
|P1876||Transmission Transfer Case 2-Wheel Drive Solenoid Circuit Failure|
|P1877||Transmission Transfer Case 2-Wheel Drive Solenoid Circuit Short To Battery|
|P1881||Engine Coolant Level Switch Circuit Failure, GEM|
|P1882||Engine Coolant Level Switch Circuit Short to Ground|
|P1883||Engine Coolant Level Switch Circuit Failure, GEM|
|P1884||Engine Coolant Level Lamp Circuit Short to Ground|
|P1891||Transmission Transfer Case Contact Plate Ground Return Open Circuit|
|P1900||Output Shaft Speed (OSS) Circuit Intermittent Malfunction|
|P1901||Turbine Shaft Speed (TSS) Circuit Intermittent Malfunction|
|P1902||Kickdown Solenoid Relay Control Circuit|
|P1903||Kickdown Solenoid Circuit Low Voltage|
|P1904||Kickdown Solenoid Circuit High Voltage|