Transmission stories to be thankful for
Transmission repair is all about solutions. Problems present themselves; repair professionals solve them. That’s why this Thanksgiving, we’re thankful for solutions. Here at TD, we pride ourselves on playing a role in getting transmission professionals the assistance they need, whether that’s technical info or just telling stories of industry successes. Here are five transmission stories,
A 3D printing solution for 948TE offset pump access
The Chrysler 948TE has an offset pump mounted in a housing that is retained by round internal snap ring that must be squeezed to release the pump from the housing (seen in Figure 1). The difficulty in doing so: there is a double tension plate located at the bottom side of the pump (Figure 2).
Chrysler 948TE: It’s a doggy dog transmission
The Chrysler 948TE transmission (seen in the above image) stands out for its unique use of two dog clutches: dog clutch A and dog clutch F. Dog clutch A (Figure 1) is used to drive an annulus/sun gear while dog clutch F (Figure 2) is used to hold a double sun gear stationary. In a
Sonnax highlights 948TE, Honda/Acura nine-speed, ZF9 zip kit
Sonnax highlights the zip kit #948TE-ZF9-Honda-Zip, which the company says can seal critical circuit pressure losses in Chrysler 948TE, ZF9HP48 and Honda/Acura nine-speed transmissions. This kit contains parts to prevent pressure loss within the main line, system, solenoid feed and various clutch control circuits, the company says, targeting the root cause of multiple complaints. No
Transtar highlights valve kit for Chrysler, Honda/Acura, ZF transmissions
Transtar highlights its solenoid pressure regular valve kit for Chrysler 948TE, ZF9HP49, and Honda and Acura nine-speed transmissions, covering model years 2014 to 2022. According to the company, features of the kit include: A hardcoat anodized aluminum valve that combats premature wear; Highly wear resistant billet sleeve seals bore from wear-related fluid loss that provide
Where to find wear on the Chrysler 948TE, ZF9HP48
Sonnax has provided the following guide on the critical wear areas and vacuum test locations found in the Chrysler 948TE and ZF9HP48 models. Technicians working on these models should find this guide helpful.
Sonnax introduces new nine-speed kits for ZF, Chrysler and Honda/Acura
Sonnax has introduced a new line of valve kits for nine-speed transmissions, including ZF9HP48, Chrysler 948TE and Honda/Acura nine-speed transmissions. According to the company, these kits feature hardcoat anodized aluminum valves that combat premature wear, and can restore proper pressure regulation, line pressure regulation and solenoid pressure regulation in nine-speed transmissions. Part numbers include: Shift