Take a look at your options for repair, and then decide what is best suited for your needs. Even if the engine is missing, you can use the tag inside of the glove compartment to identify the transmission code. Replacing the transmission is most likely one of the most expensive operations that your car will need, due to the fact that are incredibly complex and time-consuming. . However, while this method ensures that you have the most updated parts for your transmission, it unfortunately takes time to find a quality transmission specialist and even longer to perform the work correctly.
The code are all alphanumeric with 3 digits. I have seen some transmissins get so hot they actually melt the planetary gearset. This is an option if the transmission is too damaged to even consider a rebuild. I think I will take it in to have the fluid changed in the spring. If used, then one has no idea exactly what the transmission went through before you bought it. I have noticed my plowing style has changed a little.
I asked why and they said it was the transmission, it was going bad. You should be looking for a 4L60E that is roughly the same year as yours. Rebuilding an automatic transmission is much more difficult than rebuilding an engine. And yes, we do warrenty part + labor claims sometimes. New transmissions come with a 1 year warranty, on average. Our super master kits contain an overhaul rebuild kit, Pro-Series 2-4 Band, oil filter, master bushing kit, thrust washer kit, upgraded Corvette servo, upgraded heavy duty sun shell, Raybestos Z-Pack 3-4 Clutch Upgrade Module, Raybestos Kolene Steels and a tub of LubeGard's Assemblee Goo. The 3 years would be nice.
Do your customer and yourself a favor. This might include modifications to the valve body, better quality friction material or the that benefit the life of the transmission. Your second priority should be to deliver to your customer the most bang for their buck. These are most often what are worn out in a transmission when it is taken apart. As some people told me in my thread, it can be done for much cheaper. The 4L80E I just bought for my 2001 Suburban went from the 12 sprag to a 34 and the latest torque converter was used.
Dont forget about the cooler, flush it real good and check the flow rate before connecting it in to your newly rebuilt transmission. They know they need to change the engine oil, get new brakes every so often and rotate their tires. The cooler should have been flushed before being connected to a replacement transmission. And I keep thinking of Tommy Callahan trying to sell brake pads in Tommy Boy. Now, I had the transmission simply die on me in the '94 K1500 Blazer I used to own.
Both are fine options when considering a 4L60E replacement. The difference is the location of the work completed. The auto repair shop will disassemble and clean the parts first. Heavy duty pump welded steel torque converter better clutch packs. A re-manufactured transmission will usually come with a three year warranty.
I go on my way. Choosing your Transmission Repair Method Each 4160e transmission repair method offers its own advantages and disadvantages. There are some downfalls to choosing this option. Save time and money when buying this kit to start off your rebuild! The years which had the sunshell problems, an overhaul was recommended to upgrade it. And that's using the employee price for a rebuilt tranny at work. I would just rebuild it. In most cases, brand new transmissions are only done when new cars are produced.
Well I bought it because it was garage kept and her husband took care of the maintenance. Everyone knows having trouble with a cars transmission can be costly and stressful. It's not because I do any towing though I plan to maybe do some in the future but because I drive very aggressively. Some things to keep in mine is that a th400 will need a different Tcase, you'll have to get the computer re flashed for any of those trannys, and you'll probably need new driveshafts. Here's my thread on the swap if you want to check it out, procedure should be really similar. Well in this year of the rave 4 there was a recall on them.
That's my issue, I've killed four 4L60Es in four different trucks in my three years of driving, I don't know how long a stock replacement would last. If you go to the dealer and purchase a transmission you are simply purchasing a product that has been remanufactured. Remanufactured Transmission A transmission that has been remanufactured is nearly identical to a rebuilt transmission. What's interesting is my failure had nothing to do with lack of maintanence or pushing hard on big piles, towing big loads, any of that. Makers of re-manufactured transmissions are so confident in their workmanship and use of quality parts that they can offer a warranty that blows the other two out of the water! Seems like one other possible reason the truck fights any acceleration: I bet the transmission is dragging the engine. Buying a used 4L60E transmission may save you money. His name is Alan, he is very knowledgeable when it comes to transmissions.