The multi-functional Clutch 1 in Nissan’s CVT, part 1
Nissan’s Hybrid RE0F02/3H CVT transmission by Jatco (JF019E) can be found in vehicles such as the Nissan Rogue and Pathfinder as well as the Infiniti QX60. It has its traction motor located where the torque converter would normally be (as you can see in Figures 1, at the top of the page, and 2, below).
Critical wear areas and vacuum test locations: GM 10L and Ford 10R series
Sonnax has provided the following guide on critical wear areas and vacuum test locations for the GM 10L series and the Ford 10R series. Technicans working on these models should find the following four pages helpful. Read more columns from the TASC Force Tips series here.
Scope testing the Ford 10R80
Recently, we at Certified Transmission had a chance to do some work with the Ford 10R80. We have easy access to test vehicles since our owner also owns a used car dealership. For our R&D testing we used a 2019 F-150 equipped with a 5.0L engine and the 10R80 transmission. I got to play around
Shift pointers: A 4T65-E that wants to move in Park and Neutral
When conducting ATSG seminars, as we are usually covering a specific piece of tech, we’ll often tell attendees that if they put this together wrong, they should let us know what happens. Just recently, Ricky Hodgkinson from AACTION Transmission did just that. He was kind enough to share an incident he recently had with a
Being tuned in: The value of transmission tuning
Tuning a vehicle to optimize its performance is nothing new. This customized process is used to provide fuel efficiency and improve other driveability concerns. Tuning for torque is especially desirable by diesel owners.Those who are proficient at tuning know that the transmission will need serious upgrades to survive the increased force it will receive from
Ford harsh downshifts: 6R75 2-1, 10R60 7-6
Complaints, causes and corrections for two different Ford transmissions experiencing harsh downshifts.
Ford 6R140 no engagement cold
The complaint A 2015 Ford F-250 equipped with the 6R140W transmission has just been overhauled. Shortly afterward, the transmission has begun to develop forward and reverse engagement problems when the unit is cold. As it warms up towards operating temperature, the engagement problems diminish and do not return until the next cooldown period. Trouble codes
Ford 4R70W solenoid codes set
The complaint During the overhaul process of a Ford 4R70W transmission, it was necessary to replace the hard wire frame and case connector. After repairs were completed and the technician prepared to take the vehicle for a road test, the transmission took off in a higher gear and the MIL illuminated. The PCM was scanned
Dealing with PCM fault codes on the Ford 5R110W
The complaint A 2005 Ford F350 with the 6.0 liter diesel engine and 5R110W transmission has set a P0753 “Pressure Control Solenoid A – Electrical Fault” code and a P2700 “Transmission Friction Element A – Apply Time Out Of Range” code. After a prolonged drive time, DTC P0752 “Pressure Control Solenoid A – Stuck On”
Ford FNR5 slipping or no reverse hot
The complaint A Ford vehicle equipped with the FNR5 transmission has a complaint of a severe slipping condition in reverse. As the transmission approaches normal operating temperature, reverse movement is non-existent. The cause The case is cracked behind the low reverse clutch apply piston in an obscure area. The crack can be very difficult to
Diagnosing Chrysler transmission max line pressure and P0933, P0869, P1745 codes
This article applies to Chrysler RFE, RLE and TES transmissions that utilize pressure control solenoids (PCS) for line pressure control. The subject is a rather common electrical fault that may occur on the PCS line pressure solenoid circuit, which results in max line pressure. Diagnosis and correction of a max line pressure condition may become
How to service the Honda 10-speed transmission
With Honda’s 10-speed front wheel drive transmission (see Figure 1, above) going into its fifth year on the roads, it’s feasible that one may show up in your shop for service. (One note: this transmission does not have a typical name; it’s simply known as “the Honda 10-speed automatic transmission” in all OEM materials.) One