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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

Sonnax-948TE-ZF9-HONDA-ZIP-600
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

Sonnax-85740-07K-600
Sonnax highlights end plug kit for Chrysler valve bodies

Sonnax highlights its o-ringed end plug kit (#85740-01K), which the company says can restore hydraulic control and renew crucial circuit pressures in PBW and PBC Chrysler 948TE and ZF9HP48 valve bodies. According to Sonnax, this drop-in Zip Valve kit services all 6/3 (PBW/PBC) bores where end plug sealing is critical for proper function.

Sonnax O-Ringed End Plug Kit
ZF9HP48, 948TE Line Pressure Control and Diagnostics

The units are utilized in the Acura TLX and MDX, Chrysler 200 Fiat, Honda CR-V, Jeep Cherokee KL and Renegade, Range Rover, and Land Rover, to name a few.

ZF9HP48 FWD Nine Speed, Part 2

ZFhas outpaced other transmission manufacturers with the nine-speed ZF9HP48 (Chrysler 948TE) FWD. The unit is extremely compact, considering what it does. Unlike the 8HP family, the 9HP is not a mechatronic design. The 9HP uses a torque converter; however, a hybrid version, the 9P48H, will utilize an electric motor instead. The unit, which weighs in at nearly 200 lbs., can be equipped with a mechanical or electronic pack arrangement.

ZF9HP48 FWD Nine Speed, Part 1 (Is This Fuel Economy or Marketing Driven?)

So far, the leading entry for the “Schwinn Got Gears 10-Speed” contest is from the German transmission manufacturer ZF. With the release of the ZF9HP48 (Chrysler 948TE) FWD nine speed, ZF has edged out the other guys, at least for the moment. Supposedly, a grand champion 10 speed is just around the corner, and won’t that be wonderful.

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