Nissan Archives - Transmission Digest
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).

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GFX adds new hard part for JF015E, REOF11A

GFX has introduced a new hard part for Nissan and General Motors transmissions.

Mystery transmission problems: When the code doesn’t match the complaint

This one was a learning experience for me, and I hope my journey will help others if they run into this same scenario. A 2012 Nissan Quest with a 3.5L engine and the RE0F09B transmission came into our shop with the complaint that the CEL was on, there was a loss of power and the

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Alto adds new products for Toyota/Lexus, Nissan, Mercedes, Allison, more

Alto has released a wide variety of products this spring; TD’s roundup of all the latest products from the company is below. Filter #207942 This new filter (pictured above) covers Toyota Lexus models AA81E, GS350, IS350, RC350, (Crown Athlete 2.0L) from 2013 to present. Filter #181948B This recently introduced filter covers Nissan/Jatco/Suzuki models RE0F11A (CVT)

Easy fixes to common transmission problems

Transmission makers are always throwing the repair industry curveballs. The challenges seem endless. Sometimes manufacturers will let us know of changes they are doing, while other times they let us figure it out as we go. I would like to go over a few examples we’ve encountered that may help you on a simpler installation

Nissan RE0F11A CVT transmission speed sensor codes, part 2

The complaint All Nissan vehicles using the RE0F11 (CVT7) CVT Transmission may have a complaint of P0715 “Input Speed Sensor A Circuit” stored after overhaul. (They may also have the complaint of P2765 “Input Speed Sensor B Circuit” stored, as seen in our other article). The cause The input speed sensor “A” exciter wheel is

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Nissan RE0F11A CVT transmission speed sensor codes, part 1

The complaint All Nissan vehicles using the RE0F11 (JF015E-CVT7) CVT Transmission may have a complaint of P2765 “Input Speed Sensor B Circuit” stored. (They may also have the complaint of P0715 “Input Speed Sensor A Circuit” stored after overhaul, as seen in our other article). The cause The input speed sensor “B” exciter wheel is

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The simple mistake that can leave the CVT 7 unable to reverse

In this situation, a Nissan Sentra comes in with a CVT 7 transmission that can go into reverse but not drive. The unit was disassembled only to find a snapped off sun gear in the low clutch hub (figure 1).  After a new clutch hub was located, the unit was repaired and reassembled. Once it

Transtar highlights coolers and warmers for Nissan Versa, Sentra

Transtar highlights its line of coolers and warmers for Nissan vehicles. Models covered are the 2010-2012 Nissan Ventra and the 2013-2018 Nissan Sentra. According to Transtar, the ideal operating temperature for the transmission and fluid is between 160 and 200 degrees Fahrenheit. Transmission fluid cannot be over-cooled, so Transtar suggests adding an aftermarket cooler as

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2016 Nissan Altima: What to do with a defective TCM

Nissan vehicles that produce Judder codes DTC P17F0 and/or DTC P17F1 in many cases will be a defective TCM. One sure way to know is to document and clear all codes. Then, keep the ignition on for a bit without the engine running. If the code returns, a defective TCM has been confirmed requiring a

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Sonnax highlights Thermal Bypass Eliminator Kits

Sonnax highlights its thermal bypass eliminator kits, which the company says can prevent transmission overheat in several popular Chrysler, Jatco/Nissan, ZF and Mercedes transmissions. These kits allow reuse of the OE cooler bypass valve by removing the OE thermal bypass valve and replacing it with either a plug or valve assembly that permanently allows flow

Alto introduces GT-R DCT and transfer case clutches

Alto Products Corp. announced the Alto # 209 Series of clutches for the Nissan GT-R (GR-6 DCT) transmission. The “A” & “B” clutches and steels are offered in several sizes. Alto # 209710-200 (top left) is a High-Energy K2 friction at .079” thickness. Alto # 209710-150 (top middle) is a G3 HP friction at .059” thickness.