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Shift Pointers: Shift rod displacement in a luxury car

When owning a luxury vehicle, one cannot be faint-hearted when the time comes to pay a repair bill. Even if you bought a used luxury car at a very good price, this doesn’t change the price of new components required to make that repair. Such was the case with Kevin at Sampson Transmission. It began

Shift pointers: Tricky sensor situations

Sometimes you’re the windshield and sometimes you’re the bug—a phrase many of us have heard and experienced. It’s inevitable. The idea is to be the windshield as much as possible. Shane from Cottman Transmissions had a helluva day but in the end, he was the windshield. In his shop he had a 2016 Explorer using

10R80 gear ratio errors after rebuild

A 2018 F-150 Raptor using a 3.5L EcoBoost in front of a 10R80 transmission developed a noise at the rear of the transmission. The shop eventually diagnosed this as a rear case needle bearing failure. When road tested after repairs, the computer detected gear ratio errors immediately. This took the shop through a time-consuming process before