April 2000 Archives - Transmission Digest
April 2000 Issue

Issue Summary:

We have preliminary information on BMWs equipped with the ZF-5HP-18.

In Chrysler rear-drive vehicles with premature planetary failure, the one-way checkball may have been installed incorrectly.

Chronic internal leaks in Honda/Acura vehicles cause premature clutch failure, poor shift quality and shift hunting.

A continuous front-seal leak in a CD4E may be due to the installation of an incorrect torque converter.