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  • After servicing the valve body the vehicle exhibits a slipping in Reverse on throttle up as well but this complaint is accompanied with forward movement having sliding shifts.
  • During an overhaul of a U140E transmission, it was determined that the original valve body needed replacement. After installation the vehicle had no reverse engagement unless the selector lever was moved around.
  • Of course resetting adaptations is critical on near all transmissions these days. On some earlier Toyota and Lexus vehicles, when this option is provided, initializing other vehicle operations will be required.
  • Through many years of experience diagnosing transmission concerns in shops and on ATSG’s technical help line, a general diagnostic approach has been developed to find that silver bullet as quickly as possible. The list begins with Information. 
  • April is National Car Care Month and the experts at Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, a nationwide chain that services almost any make or model vehicle, foreign or domestic, is sharing some simple tips with you that it offers its customers to keep their cars in good shape for the spring and summer peak driving season. 
    Car Care Council, National Car Care Month
  • Joe Giovanniello, The Woodlands’ Cottman Man, has been maintaining and fixing engines for more than four decades. 
  • When Don Lenartz took over the Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care franchise here in April, 2005, it was a struggling business. Lenartz, who had been a fleet manager for a major baked goods company for 25 years, had never run his own business. 
  • GM’s 4T80-E transmission primarily used in Cadillac vehicles along with the Aurora, Bonneville and Lucerne vehicles, develop left side axle seal leaks (figure 1).