There are plenty of times when those seemingly “easier” calls come in and end up being a “lunch eater.” These problems may arise due to maintenance not being in the owner’s vocabulary. Or, when previous work was performed with incorrect parts, or a non-sophisticated operational system is not completely understood.
In this Powertrain Pro section, we have written several articles about the NAG 1 five-speed automatic transmission used in Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles. This article will continue with some additional issues that may show up in your shop.
Ford and GM must have enjoyed the experience as they have joined together again to develop an all-new generation of advanced 9- and 10-speed transmissions for cars, crossovers, SUVs and trucks. They expect to go to production in 2016 for some of their 2017 model year vehicles.
In diagnosing problems with vehicles, evey now and then what one thinks they know blinds them from seeing what is really causing the problem. When this occurs, it typically takes place with a vehicle known for a common failure.
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