POWERTRAIN PRO

  • Autoshop Solutions, an internet marketing company for the automotive industry, is the official social media sponsor of the 2015 ATRA (Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association) Powertrain Expo.  
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  • Chrysler introduced a Variable Line Pressure Solenoid to the existing 41TE (A604) and 42RLE transmission as early as 2007. The addition of this solenoid includes the use of a transducer to verify line pressure control as feed back to the computer. 
  • Knowing the return of the dipstick is only a pipe dream, it becomes necessary to learn how to fill a transmission to its proper level. There are similar procedures among the manufacturers so when you get the gist of it, you can just about figure out what needs to be done.
  • The front wheel drive six speed transmission called the 09G used in a variety of Volkswagen vehicles is plagued with shift problems.
  • It is not abnormal to experience trucks using the 5R110W transmission such as Super Duty and Excursion vehicles to develop a delayed engagement into drive.
  • A 2007 Acura MDX 3.7L V6 using a BYFA 5 speed automatic transmission comes in to your shop sporting a DTC P1744.
  • As promised in last month’s Powertrain Pro article, we will take a brief look at the CVT-7 transmission in this month’s article. This little CVT can be referred to as the JF015E in Dodge, the RE0F11A in Nissan and the FICJB in Mitsubishi applications.
  • One aspect to the repair business is doing work on a car that is on its way to being sold or traded in. Such was the case with a shop that received a 2010 Volkswagen CC 2.0L using the dual clutch direct shift gear box called the DSG 02E transmission.