Bill Harris, Author at Transmission Digest
Look for the little details: Three transmission repair case studies

Below are three examples of trucks that came into transmission shops, yet either did not have a transmission problem, or had a simpler issue than it originally seemed. Read on for the stories. Case study 1: Chevrolet 2500 HD Our first example features a 2006 Chevrolet 2500 HD 2WD. It has 76,257 miles on the

When a transmission problem isn’t a transmission problem

Let’s take a look at three examples of times when a car’s issue seems to be a transmission problem, but a closer look reveals another culprit. Case study 1: Ford 5R44E A 2009 Ford Ranger 2WD 2.3L with a 5R44E transmission and 110,000 miles on the odometer comes to the shop with a concern of

From one problem to the next: When a simple solution becomes complicated

A 2007 Chevrolet Express 3500 comes to our shop with a concern of no reverse and very little forward movement. A quick check of codes reveals the following: P0171 Fuel Trim System Lean B1 Po174 Fuel Trim System Lean B2 P0218 Transmission Fluid Overtemp P0300 Engine Misfire Detected P0455 Evap Leak P0753 1-2 Shift Solenoid

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