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Sonnax introduces drop-in 4-5-6 sleeved accumulator piston kit for GM 6T series

Sonnax has introduced a drop-in 4-5-6 sleeved accumulator piston kit (part no. 124740-68K). The company says users can recover hydraulic control and renew shift feel and performance in GM 6T70, 6T75, 6T80 (Gen. 2) transmissions by installing this kit. This kit provides a positive sealing O-ringed sleeve to eliminate oil leaks and restore normal shift

Eaton four-speed electric transmission receives PACEpilot award

Eaton’s heavy-duty four-speed electrified vehicle transmission was named a 2024 Automotive News PACEpilot Innovation to Watch at an awards ceremony on April 29. Eaton said its EV transmission provides superior performance on grades and acceleration for electric commercial vehicles with flexible gear ratios. The four-speed transmission for heavy-duty applications is designed to improve system efficiency,

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Schaeffler, ATSG partner to support technical education

Schaeffler announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Automotive Transmission Service Group (ATSG) to become its primary sponsor. Through this agreement, Schaeffler will provide ongoing technical education support to the members of ATSG, which has offered technical support and repair information for transmission technicians for nearly 40 years. Working in the transmission

BendPak announces upgraded Litestix work light

BendPak announced a new, upgraded version of its Litestix portable LED work light. The company says the new Litestix LS36SMDX model is now powered by a higher-capacity rechargeable battery and provides up to seven hours of continuous use on one charge. This represents another hour of performance over its predecessor, BendPak said. Additional features include:

Sonnax introduces TCC apply limit switch valve kits for Chrysler RFE series

Sonnax has introduced a drop-in TCC apply limit switch valve kit for the Chrysler RFE series. The company says you can limit the amount of pressure applied to the torque converter in Chrysler RFE transmissions without affecting line pressure or creating drivability issues – even in chipped vehicles, with this kit. This, Sonnax says, protects

NexaMotion Group opens new C&M location in Edison, New Jersey

NexaMotion Group announced that it is opening a new C&M Auto Parts location in Edison, New Jersey. NMG says that the C&M Auto Parts location will offer a complete range of general repair products, catering comprehensively to the diverse needs of the local market. Additionally, by establishing a collaborative location with Transtar, NMG says it

Schaeffler offers new LuK clutch kits

Schaeffler Group USA has announced the release of new LuK brand clutch kits. New LuK products include nine different clutch kits, including traditional LuK RepSets and RepSet DMFs. The newly released clutch kits provide coverage to many common vehicle applications, including various Toyota, BMW and Volkswagen models, accounting for 4.3 million vehicles in operation, the company said.

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Transtar to offer recycled engines

Transtar Industries announced that it is now offering original equipment (OE) recycled engines. The engines are priced and graded based on part condition and mileage, according to Transtar. The price for the engine includes freight, and engines are externally cleaned, drained and shrink-wrapped on pallets before shipping. They can be purchased on the Transend website. “We are committed

Sonnax introduces GM 6L80, 6L90 output planet saver kits

Sonnax has introduced new output planet saver kits for GM 6L80 and 6L90 transmissions. The company says these kits can repair and prevent common concerns and save the planetary assembly when installed. The kits (part no. 104584-80K for 6L80 and 104584-90K for 6L90) include upgraded pinion pins to supply continuous lube to the small gears.

Alto introduces filters for GM 6L series

Alto has introduced a series of filters for GM 6L series transmissions. They include:

Shop Profile: AAction Transmissions begins a new era by trying to reach a new generation of customers

AAction Transmissions of Pembroke Pines, Florida (in the Miami area) was founded 43 years ago by Al Petrassi. The shop became one of the largest in the area and acquired a strong reputation over the years. Last year, Al Petrassi decided to retire at the age of 68, and sold the business to Luis Merchan,

Force Control Industries releases transmission fluid for oil shear clutch and brake applications 

Force Control Industries introduced a new private label transmission fluid, which the company says is engineered specifically for oil shear applications. This type F automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is formulated using premium base oils, which the company says it used for thermal stability, viscosity characteristics, and their ability to withstand harsh operating environments. It is