Dodge Cummins Turbo Diesel Manual Transmission Woes

Over the past years, TDR writer Joe Donnelly has written about the manual gearboxes used in our Dodge Turbo Diesel trucks. We’ve selected five in-depth articles from the TDR for you to read. The articles are in PDF format so you can download them to read at your convenience. Read “Rebuilding the NV5600 Transmission” now. Rebuilding the NV5600 Transmission Rebuild of My NV5600 An Overview of the G56 Transmission Rebuilding the G56 Transmission Manual Transmission Rebuilds and Upgrades G56 Manual Transmission Woes There are several recurring messages in these articles:…

Rebuilding the NV5600 Transmission

Rebuilding the NV5600 Transmission

Originally printed in TDR Issue 64 (pg 85-89) Have Ram, Will Travel REBUILDING THE NV5600 SIX-SPEED TRANSMISSION Back in 2001, most of our Ram Turbo Diesels with manual transmissions had five-speeds, either the Getrag used on First Generation trucks, or the New Venture NV4500 that was used on Second Generation trucks (1994-up). Only a few (24-valve High Output) Turbo Diesels had the six-speed New Venture NV5600. In Issue 30, pages 36-37, we discussed lubricants, wear issues, and the fully splined mainshaft upgrade to prevent 5th gear from sliding out of…