Many secondary market sellers purchase from the cheapest sources in the U. Erratic shift patterns, overheating and speedometer calibration have all frustrated users of the 5L40E for decades. Some people told me that this happens because there is air leak in the vacuum lines. Flat sand the valve body components to eliminate cross leaks 2. Are you having problems fixing a 5L40E transmission? Another well documented problem with this transmission is towing or carrying payloads over the factory recommended limit. Reverse Lockout kit 55211-11k and 2.
Location: front valve body 2. Amazon Unified Ad Marketplace This is an ad network. Many Chevrolet second hand transmissions can have up to 125,000 miles on the assembly. Amazon Web Services This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. The 5L50 can handle up to 311 ft·lbf 422 N·m of torque. The easiest way to check for this problem is to remove the sump and check for debris. No one wants to pull a transmission more than one time.
Features Google Custom Search This is feature allows you to search the site. Below is a video on replacing the clutch pistons in a 5L40-E. Experts assume that the torque converter can not endure frequent forced switch-on of the clutch lock-up, its friction lining burns faster than other friction clutches leading to dirt accumulation in the pump, valve body and solenoids and consequently all other transmission units. Absolutly no problems, I'm going to do a drain and fill x2 tomorrow. The 5L40E unit's centerpiece is an automatic which supersedes the French-made 4L30E four-speed automatic light-duty gearboxes, and like them features a clutch to eliminate slipping losses in select forward ranges. The warranty is 1 year.
Much easier to obtain than the Texaco fluid that was recommended before and less expensive when you flush out your fluid. Paypal This is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. Installation of the Remanufactured Valve Body 2 options to install a remanufactured valve body: 1. One of the best ways to evaluate a gearbox when sorting through web inventory listings is to inquire about mileage if it is not listed. They don't even use synthetic.
We will let you know if we do. Akismet This is used to detect comment spam. To buy an assembly that is low on mileage count and is certified used, explore the sellable inventory using the finder on this website. That doesn't mean I will but. Clutches of the pack Direct one-sided with internal and external teeth burn twice as often as the pack Forward. Remove the internal wiring harness assembly from the transmission and set aside for component rebuild 3. Remanufactured Valve Body with Sonnax Kits.
To install the sleeves the bores need to be reamed with special tools. Any part that does not meet our strict guidelines will be completely disassembled and gone through until our quality requirements have been restored. This article needs additional citations for. Once the filter is clogged up, the clutch packs are starved of oil and begin to slip. I have had Mobil1 in my trans since 90,000 miles and I just turned 141,000. Designed for configurations, the series includes 5 forward gears and is used in the vehicles from , the , and. This does tie in nicely with the next fault, however.
From my point of view the problem needs to be tackled as an integrated one and not as an individual component problem. The good thing about fixing the valve body is that you do not have to remove the transmission from the car. I'm curious, when was the recall and was it specifically for the flaws in the 5L40E valve body? Even though the 5L40E was used in high performance luxury vehicles it was known to have a few inherent problems. It's almost impossible to source this part in Europe and I would like to help him. Reverse Lock Out bore is worn. During our inspection process, even the smallest of inconsistencies are addressed.
It was like used engine oil, albeit very thin. The manual can be found for example here: 1. For a variety of reasons torque converter solenoid, worn valves, worn converter the converter fails and begins contaminating the oil with debris. Solenoids, in the simplest description, are nothing more than electric magnets that move a plunger. The people with no reverse might appreciate it though. Statistics Author Google Analytics This is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. The exact description what the kit does can be found here: 55211-11k is installed in the Rear control valve body and 55211-04K goes into front control valve body.
Buying a used 5L40E transmission may save you money. And this is what they do to their remanufactured valve bodies: 1. Route the internal harness and connect all the components 9. Vimeo Some articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. The electrical system, sensors, solenoids and thin coated wires are a common failure point. HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. Just as i thought sweet that will help.