Q: matching an engine to a transmission

asked by on

i'm replacing my engine in my truck. what do I need to look for in matching up my tranny with an engine

My car has 54000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi Justin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Anytime you are swapping out one OEM major component with a new one, it’s always best to replace with the same component. For example, your 88 Dodge D150 appears to be powered by a V6 - 3.9 Liter engine. You’ll want to verify with any engine you purchase is the same Dodge V6, originally from the same year D150. A great resource for learning more about this engine is this website. If you are keeping the OEM transmission, make sure the replacement engine is the same 3.9 V6.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. matching an engine to a transmission

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: I replaced my clutch and bleed my hydraulic clutch master cylinder. But when I put the truck in 2H and try to shift, I won't shift.

Hi there. There seems to be an issue with the transfer case on your vehicle. The transfer case may have a bent fork or the shifter synchronizer has broken teeth. I recommend seeking out a professional, such as one from...

Q: Q: Sugar in gas tank.

Hello. I am so sorry to hear that this has occurred, as it can be a very expensive repair. If the vehicle has not been ran since this occurred then the fuel tank needs to be removed and cleaned. If...

Q: dashboard and parking lights not coming on

The problem is more than likely the switch for the headlamps. Start with checking the fuses, if okay, the switch will probably need to be replaced. I recommend having a trained technician such as one from fromYourMechanic inspect your electrical...

Related articles

How Long Does a Distributor O Ring Last?
The distributor is part of the ignition system in your vehicle and its purpose is to route high voltage from the ignition coil to the spark plug. The spark plug then...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...