4L60/E Band and Case Issues - Transmission Digest

4L60/E Band and Case Issues

In this episode, Transtar’s Dave Hritsko explains why the 4L60 2-4 band has so many holes in it. This transmission has been around a while and many people don’t realize when they have issues with the band burning up after a rebuild what the real problem stems from. The big hole allows for a constant flow of oil between the band and the drum.

You May Also Like

Road to AAPEX season 2 finale: Where the road ends and the show begins

There’s a magical alchemy in how we get to where we’re going. A dot on the map, a full tank of gas and the open road. We navigate the twists and turns and arrive at our destination. The automotive aftermarket, however, has turned that process into a science with distribution delivering the right part to

There’s a magical alchemy in how we get to where we’re going. A dot on the map, a full tank of gas and the open road. We navigate the twists and turns and arrive at our destination. The automotive aftermarket, however, has turned that process into a science with distribution delivering the right part to the right place at the right time. When a shop needs a specific car part by the next day, or even within a few hours, they rely on an intricate network of distribution centers, delivery vehicles, and logistics teams working in perfect synchronization.

Road to AAPEX season 2, ep. 9: The roads that connect us

The automotive aftermarket is about connections. Connections to the right parts, to the right places, to the right people. It’s the roads we travel down together that make us grow closer and bring us together. That’s the feeling that paves the Road to AAPEX as Babcox Media’s Joe Keene, an ASE-certified technician, traverses the Bonneville

Road to AAPEX Ep. 9
Watch: CVT modules and programming

CVTs usually will require a reset to the basic factory programming after repairing a major component. You can typically use a scan tool to help complete this. Watch the latest video from Transtar, above, for more. Related Articles – Road to AAPEX Ep. 8: Paving the way for automotive innovation – Road to AAPEX Ep.

CVT-Fluid-Diagnostics-1400
Watch: CVT fluid diagnostics

CVT fluids are different than automatic transmission fluids. Learn why the requirements for these fluids are different and how to select the right fluid for your vehicle. Watch the latest video from Transtar, above, for the answer. Related Articles – Road to AAPEX Ep. 5: At the crossroad of automotive’s past and future – Watch:

CVT-Fluid-Diagnostics-1400
Watch: CVT electric and communication codes

Find out if your transmission module is not sharing information properly. Different codes will indicate different issues within the transmission. Watch the latest video from Transtar for more information. Related Articles – Watch: Transmission trouble codes – Watch: Transmission pans and gaskets – Watch: Replacing a transmission and components

CVT-Electric-and-Communication-Codes-1400

Other Posts

Watch: How to remove a transmission

Watch Dave Hritsko from Transtar and team members from Ohio Technical College as they remove an old transmission and replace it with a newly remanufactured transmission. Related Articles – 6R80 whirring noise: TCC slip or engine surge? – Multitasking: Sorting out multiple issues with the same vehicle – A guide to common GM, Ford and

Podcast: Talking CVTs with Transtar, part 2

Following part one of Andrew Markel’s discussion of the ins and outs of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) with Dave Hritsko of Transtar, part two of Andrew and Dave’s conversation gets more in depth on the topic, including a discussion on programming transmission modules for CVTs. Tune in to their conversation in the video above. Related

transtar-podcast-1400
Watch: Checking transmission fluid levels

In this video with Transtar, learn how to make sure you have filled the transmission fluid to the appropriate level after making the necessary repairs. Watch above for the details. Related Articles – Watch: Transmission filter basics – Watch: Transmission fluid specifications – GSP chief operating officer on the 4 P’s of the company’s growth

Checking-Transmission-Fluid-Levels-1400
Watch: Transmission filter basics

In this video for Transtar, Andrew Markel explains the basic workings and importance of transmission filters. Watch the video above for more. Related Articles – Watch: Autologue’s Jim Franco sees opportunities in today’s aftermarket – Podcast: Talking CVTs with Transtar, part 1 – Road to AAPEX Ep. 4, Part 2: The Lincoln Blackwood’s big service

Transmission-Filter-Basics-1400