From 2004 to 2006, the Mazda RX8 used a 4-speed, fully electronic transmission from JATCO called the JR405E. Mazda calls it the RC4A-EL transmission. Approximately 48,000 of these cars using this transmission were sold in the U.S.
The rings on the output shaft of an RE5R05A ride inside a sun gear shaft. Two of the four rings on the sun gear shaft seal feed pressure to the High and Low/Reverse Clutch. These sealing rings are easily broken if not placed onto the shaft carefully.
This deliberate computer abort has at times been confused with thinking there is a problem inside the transmission causing a no move condition. The source of the problem being inside the transfer case is at times overlooked.
Elgin Industries has received its 13th consecutive supplier award from JASPER Engines & Transmissions, North America’s largest remanufacturer of gasoline and diesel powertrain and drivetrain components.
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