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TransTec adds new overhaul kits for ZF 8HP75

Freudenberg-NOK has announced the launch of new TransTec overhaul kits for the ZF 8HP75 transmission. According to the company, the TransTec overhaul kit includes everything needed for a complete mechanical repair, including all o-rings, metal clad seals, bushings and gaskets. The kit is available either with or without pistons. Vehicle applications include the following: BMW

You can’t learn everything from a manual: Ram ProMaster City test case

Today’s adventure starts with a customer coming into the shop with a 2015 Ram ProMaster City van with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine and a 948TE 9-speed transmission. The customer came to our shop because the battery went dead, and after the new battery was installed, a bunch of warning lights came on. The odometer was

Stellantis to invest in electrified transmission development in Indiana plants

Stellantis announced plans to invest a total of $229 million in three of its Kokomo, Indiana, plants for electric transmission development. The investment will support retooling of the Kokomo Transmission (KTP), Kokomo Casting and Indiana Transmission plants to produce the fourth-generation eight-speed transmission. This new transmission will have the flexibility to be paired with internal

Ram: A New Era of Trucks

The Dodge name has been around as long as any technician can remember. Chrysler Corp., as you know, was bailed out by the U.S. government and then a buyer was sought. When Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat, made the best offer in 2008, Fiat was given the keys to Chrysler. The automaker was in the throes of a financial meltdown and Marchionne had already rescued the Italian automaker and turned it into one of the fastest-growing companies in the industry, so Fiat looked like it could save Chrysler.

Cummins Diesel TCC Shudder: a New Twist

A 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 4×4, with a Cummins diesel engine and a 618 transmission, was brought to a transmission shop with a complaint of TCC shudder. Three to four months prior to coming to the shop, the customer noticed a change in the TCC-apply feel. He said that the TCC apply had suddenly become more aggressive or abrupt. The condition had worsened over the course of three to four months, until the start of the shudder issue.