845RE Archives - Transmission Digest
Performance Clutch Pack for ZF8HP45, ZF8HP51, 845RE

Alto Products Corp has announced that a new Hi-Performance “C” and “E” Clutch PowerPack is available for the ZF8HP45, ZF8HP51, and 845RE transmissions. Alto PowerPack (p/n 215755) features G3 friction material and performance steels, both of which are designed to extend durability and enhance performance of the “C” & “E” clutch packs. The specially sized

‘Rebuilt’ salvage-yard transmission, hmmm …

We had a local general repair shop bring us a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee 3.6L V-6 engine equipped with a ZF 8-speed (845RE) transmission; they had just installed a “rebuilt” transmission that was sourced from a salvage yard. The customer’s stated concern was, “The place that built the transmission just said it needed to be programmed.” Needless to say, we knew that this was going to be an adventure.