Chrysler 45RFE, 545RFE & 68RFE Valve Body Identification

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Part Number Chart

Part Number Description
CHR140
45RFE, 545RFE '08-Earlier
CHR141 45RFE, 545RFE '09-Later, 65RFE. 66RFE
CHR143 68RFE, '08-Earlier
CHR144 68RFE '09-Later

45RFE, 545RFE vs. 68RFE Identification

45RFE/545RFE/65RFE/66RFE 68RFE
If you have natural metal-colored springs in the areas indicated here, you have a 45RFE, 545RFE. If you have colored springs (PURPLE and ORANGE) in the areas indicated here, you have a 68RFE.


Year Identification - Solenoid Pack Connector

  • Black Connector = ‘99–‘03 (45RFE, 545RFE only)
  • White Connector = ‘04–‘08
  • Gray Connector = ‘09-Later

A good rule of thumb is to replace the solenoid pack with the same color as the original in the vehicle.


Year Identification - Separator Plates

'08-Earlier '09-Later

The plate number is stamped in the small box between the two bolt holes.

The plate number is stamped into the plate in the small box between the two bolt holes.
2009-2010 stamp is 52120004A.
2011-Later stamp is 52120004AB.


Year Identification - Checkball Locations

'08-Earlier '09-Later

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