July 2004 Issue - Transmission Digest

July 2004 Issue

Issue Summary: Before or after overhaul, vehicles equipped with the 4L30-E transmission may exhibit a binding sensation on take-off in Drive or on the 2-3 upshift. Hyundai vehicles equipped with the F4A42/51 transaxle may come in with complaints of erratic and/or harsh shifting, third-gear failsafe and one or more codes for open or shorted solenoid circuits. After overhaul, Mitsubishi vehicles equipped with F4A40 or F4A50 series transaxles may exhibit shuddering engagements or harsh upshifts. Before or after overhaul, Mitsubishi vehicles equipped with F4A40 or F4A50 series transaxles may exhibit a flared or harsh upshift into third gear.

Infiniti G37 RE7R01A chassis codes set

The complaint A 2013 Infiniti G37 equipped with the RE7R01A transmission and the EXT13C transfer case has a complaint of trouble codes C1204 “4WD Solenoid Malfunction” and C1105 “Right Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Fault” stored. Due to extensive damage, the transfer case was replaced, which did not eliminate the stored codes. The shop then replaced

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The complaint

A 2013 Infiniti G37 equipped with the RE7R01A transmission and the EXT13C transfer case has a complaint of trouble codes C1204 “4WD Solenoid Malfunction” and C1105 “Right Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Fault” stored. Due to extensive damage, the transfer case was replaced, which did not eliminate the stored codes. The shop then replaced the TCM, but the codes remained. Wiring was checked and was found to be in good condition.

Honda Accord BB7A six-speed: P2720 code set after collision

The complaint A 2015 Honda Accord with a 3.5-liter engine and the BB7A six-speed transmission (seen in figure 1, above), was involved in a minor collision to the left front of the vehicle. The vehicle was drivable and was taken to the transmission shop. Vehicle diagnostics revealed a P2720 “Pressure Control Solenoid D Voltage Low”

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42RLE buzzing noise on initial engagement

The complaint A 2005 Jeep Wrangler equipped with the 42RLE transmission had a buzzing noise when the shift selector was moved to the drive position. The vehicle was actually brought in with a shift complaint, at which time the owner of the vehicle also said that the buzzing noise was present since he purchased the

62TE delayed forward engagement

The complaint A 2016 Dodge Journey with the 62TE transmission had a complaint of delayed forward engagement and fluid leaking out of the vent when the transmission is placed in drive only. A code P0740 “Torque Converter Clutch Malfunction” was set. Related Articles – Outgrowing the walls: The story of EVT Transmission Parts – Spotting

Ford 6F35 harsh forward re-engagement after stop/start

The complaint A 2014 to 2016 Ford Escape equipped with the 6F35 transmission built on or before Feb. 26, 2016, may have a complaint of a harsh forward or reverse engagement after an active stop/start event. The Malfunction Indicator Lamp may be illuminated and diagnostic trouble code P0C27 “Auxiliary Transmission Fluid Pump Motor Current Low”

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How the Ford engine stop/start system affects transmissions

2018 and later Ford Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5 L Eco-Boost, 2.0-liter turbocharged engine or the 2L VCTi engines, and the 6F35 transmission, have an engine stop/start system. The stop/start feature can be disabled by the driver and will remain disabled after each key cycle until reactivated by the driver. Some Ford Fusion and

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Ford harsh downshifts: 6R75 2-1, 10R60 7-6

Complaints, causes and corrections for two different Ford transmissions experiencing harsh downshifts.

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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

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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

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