Rick Hoffman, Author at Transmission Digest
Checking Valve Bodies With a Homemade Hydraulic Test Stand

There are several ways to check valve bodies for wear: wet air tests, wiggle tests, deflection measurements, vacuum gauges or the hydraulic test stand, the last of which is the focus of this article. In our shop I needed to be able to measure the leakage accurately and record the findings before and after the repair, and be able to print the results on paper to hand to my customers.