Servicing Nissan’s RE5R05A Transmission

Servicing Nissan’s RE5R05A Transmission

In this article by Wayne Colonna, writing for Powertrain Pro at Motor Age, you’ll learn valuable information about the Nissan RE5R05A five-speed automatic transmission. This transmission is used in many Nissan and Infiniti vehicles equipped with 3.5L, 4.0L, 4.5L and 5.6L engines for both 2WD and 4WD applications going back to 2002. There are important differences depending on application. Knowing these differences is key to proper service or replacement of the transmission to ensure proper operation and reduce the chance of comebacks.

The article also covers known issues that affect this transmission including a serious problem  with contamination of the transmission fluid by engine coolant. Contamination has a serious effect on transmission performance and if not addressed can cause severe damage. Wayne provides extensive information this issue including key steps to avoid a repeat transmission failure.

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Nick Taylor

Nick Taylor is the SureTrack Community Administrator and a Senior Applications Specialist at Mitchell 1 with over 25 years of experience with electronic repair data systems. Nick previously worked in the automotive dismantling and engine rebuilding industries.