The life of your vehicle will be much longer with a brand new transmission instead of one that has been repaired. It is essential that closely evaluate the features in each category before deciding which is right for your needs. You should be looking for a 4L60E that is roughly the same year as yours. Here is a video of a complete 4L60E rebuild. Any code within this range point to a transmission related fault. In 1993, when the 4L60E was introduced, the 700R4 was renamed 4L60. Now it seems it should not be used.
The super master rebuild kits we offer are for the rebuilder who is looking to do a complete rebuild to their 4L60E using a selection of high performance parts. This process lasts long and those who are planning to do it should be very careful in order to avoid damaging the parts which are in good condition. We provide pricing and options below. Like anything else the steel valves stroking in an aluminum bore tend to wear the bore to the point that you begin to have leakage around the spools and thus you end up with misdirected and lowered fluid supplies and pressures to the components. He explained what he thought would need to be done after some diagnostics, I authorized it and left the car with him. You can follow Jefferson on Facebook Jefferson Bryant , Twitter 71Buickfreak , and YouTube RedDirtRodz.
All I want is the transmission refilled and not have a mechanic remove the gasket as I am concerned that it will ruin the transmission which is what happened ten years ago. The 80E's are superior to the 60E's in virtually every aspect. Fair price guide for the price range of a transmission rebuild. Finding one used can be the most economical options, especially if you are going to do all of the work yourself. A life-long gearhead, Street Tech Magazine founder and editor Jefferson Bryant spends more time in the shop than anywhere else.
This kit comes with all the parts you need to make your transmission run like a Monster. This unit is made of overall thicker material and includes a new thrust washer. And the calls didn't feel like up-sells - Ken's calls felt like legitimate, real recommendations and requests for authorization to proceed further. Choosing your Transmission Repair Method Each 4160e transmission repair method offers its own advantages and disadvantages. I didn't believe them, so I did a ton of research online and learned what the problem was.
What fluid type do you need for your specific transmission? My understanding, and how it's been described to me by transmission experts, suggests that 3rd or 4th can be used either in lockup or out, hence my statement. You can even pick up a 4160e transmission case to replace your old one. For the drum band, it is suggested using a late-model high-intensity band over a wide band. Designed for longitudinal engine configurations, the series includes 4 forward gears and 1 reverse gear. This is important as while they share some parts, they are different transmissions. Pull it off the lot.
Excessive heat can ruin a perfectly good transmission very quickly. All calculations for pricing, insurance, taxes, et al throughout this guide were based on using Pennsylvania data. Installing an auxiliary transmission oil cooler can protect your transmission from overheating and failure. Does most of this info hold true for the 4L60E??? This is due to the location of where the work is done. Use this guide to find out. I have worked in the performance camshaft manufacturing industry most of my life, but I enjoy working with anything mechanical and that includes automatic transmissions. Gear train is the area that covers the main internal metal elements not covered in another section of this program.
Many people do it wrong, so here is the easy way. Matthew I paid just under 2 grand a year ago. What kinds of repairs does a transmission need? Transmission solenoids control the flow of fluid in and around the transmission and operate through a voltage supplied by the transmission computer. In some instances, you may be able to make the repair yourself. Then the 5 anti-centrifugal rev springs are installed, then the pressure plate, and another snap-ring. Either way, proceeding blindly can cost you both time and money.
But know once the parts replacement process starts, it can become a losing battle. Insurance based on 30-year-old driver, using vehicle for commuting to work approximately 20 miles each way on 2008 versus 2001 Ford Taurus. Don't take me the wrong way, I'm not trying to argue, I'm just trying to explain how I understand it to be. These are the pressure apply and relief ports. See the individual item listing for a breakdown of parts contained within the banner kit.
In some cases you will have to resurface some parts of the reverse drum. According to experienced auto repairers this task is relatively easy. Please see the individual item listing for a breakdown of parts contained within the overhaul kit. They are basically the only shop around that plow guys and performance guys take their stuff. The tranny shop is by far the best in our area, never heard anything bad about them. End of Nov 2015 Had to replace rebuilt transmission in my 2009 Chevy Impala with 24,000 miles on it.
The next step is to disassemble and then assemble the input drum. Used transmissions, since there is no way to know how many miles are on them, may fail at any time. It is integral in 2 nd and reverse application. When working on or around any vehicle injuries can and do occur. Even if the engine is missing, you can use the tag inside of the glove compartment to identify the transmission code.