Ford 10R80 Archives - Transmission Digest
10R80 aches and pains: Unintentional park hold

The Ford 10R80 is a unit that visits specialty repair shops on a frequent basis with a variety of aches and pains. The automatic transmission specialist has diagnosed various symptoms that have become common ailments with these transmissions. The CDF cylinder sleeve moving out of position is one of these disorders (see Figure 1, above). 

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Alto introduces Ford 10R series cartridge filter

Alto has introduced a new auxiliary pump cartridge filter for Ford 10R60 and 10R80 transmissions. The filter (part no. 242942) fits model years 2017 and on.

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10L80 and 10R80 pump gear differences

You may have seen an article in the August 2023 issue of Transmission Digest called “GM 10L80: A new kind of pump noise,” which goes over how the front cover housing in the 10L80 is fitted with a converter drive gear and idler gear. The idler gear drives the pump’s driven gear, and is press

Sonnax introduces TCC signal damper piston kit for Ford, GM 10-speeds

Sonnax has introduced a new TCC signal damper piston kit for GM and Ford 10-speed transmissions. Sonnax says this kit can correct the operation of the converter in GM 10L80/90 (Gen. 1) and Ford 10R60/80 transmissions. According to Sonnax, this kit allows long-lasting and quick repair of the lower valve body casting without reaming, and

Alto releases bushing kit for 10-speed transmissions

Alto has released a new 11-piece bushing kit for Ford and GM 10-speed transmissions. The kit (part no. 231625B) works for 10L80, 10L90 and 10R80 transmissions of model years 2017 and on.

Raybestos introduces 10R80 conical torque converter wafers

Raybestos Powertrain has introduced new conical torque converter wafer options for Ford 10R80 transmissions. They are made from high-carbon friction material, and cover 10R80 models from 2017 to present. They come in two sizes/part numbers. Features and benefits highlighted by the company include the following:

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Raybestos offers high carbon torque converter wafer for Ford 10R80

Raybestos has begun offering a high carbon torque converter wafer for Ford 10R80 transmissions. According to the company, it is a bond-in solution that flexes and conforms to fit to a conical surface. The company says that high carbon is a carbon impregnated friction material able to withstand very high temperatures. Raybestos recommends high carbon

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Shift Pointers: Getting the 10R80 shaft

The Ford 10R80 family of transmissions has become known for the CDF clutch cylinder sleeve moving out of position. An updated drum has been made available by Ford with a “no-walk” backing lip to prevent repeat failure. After this cylinder has been replaced, there still may be another problem still lurking in the transmission that

Alto introduces piston kit for Ford, GM 10-speed transmissions

Alto has introduced a new three-piece molded piston kit for Ford and GM 10-speed transmissions. The kit covers Ford 10R80 and GM 10L80/90 transmissions, model years 2017 and on. The Alto part no. is 231670.

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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

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Sonnax highlights main pressure regulator valve kit

Sonnax highlights its main pressure regulator valve kit #105740-12K, which the company says can eliminate low line pressure, delayed engagement, poor shift quality, burnt clutches and various shift concerns in GM 10L80 (Gen. 1) and Ford 10R80/10R140 transmissions. Sonnax says this kit includes advanced design features like an extended outboard spool that is 270% longer

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GFX introduces variety of new products: Oil pumps, friction plates, bearings and more

GFX recently announced a bevy of new products, from oil pumps to friction plates to bearings to several others. Here’s a roundup of the latest from the company: Ford used oil pump GFX has introduced a used oil pump for Ford transmissions including the 10R80. According to the company, these hard parts are designed to

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