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When did the GM 6L80E transmission come out?

When did the GM 6L80E transmission come out?

In late 2005, General Motors introduced the 6L80E six speed automatic transmission. Featuring clutch to clutch shifting, it eliminated the one-way clutches used in earlier transmissions. Its eight-speed successor, the 8L90E was introduced in 2014.

What does it mean when your automatic transmission is leaking?

Automatic transmissions use red or pink fluid, and lots of it. Very often, the first sign of an automatic transmission leaking is that the transmission will start to slip (the car will rev without going into gear). If the leak continues, eventually the car will not move at all.

Where is the fuel tank on a fourth gen Camaro?

If you’ve ever worked on a fourth-gen Camaro, you’ll know that getting the fuel tank out of the car can be a real pain. The panhard bar and most of the rear axle are in the way of dropping the tank. This has lead many to cut access panels in the rear hatch area of their F-body to more easily access the fuel sender.

Why is my Camaro not running on ethanol?

The reason being that ethanol has substantially less lubricants in it. Because of this, a standard fuel pump will wear out quickly in an ethanol environment. Many newer vehicles were designed with ethanol in mind and their pumps can handle both, the fourth-gen Camaro however, is not one of them.

What causes a GM 4L60E transmission to fail?

When it comes to troubleshooting the 4L60E, you have to keep in mind that the automatic transmission (4L60-E) in your rear wheel drive GM vehicle will usually experience failure in one of two ways: Internal mechanical failure will be the cause of transmission ‘slippage’. Your transmission fluid will appear at a low level.

Is the 4L60E transmission on Borrowed Time?

Different 4L60 owners offer their perspective on the longevity of the 4L60e transmission: “It really depends who you ask. Some say it’s on borrowed time, and others will say it will be fine as long as it shifts good and all. I’m somewhat in the middle.

Is the Camaro 4L60E a bulletproof car?

My son has a 96 Camaro with the 4L60E and it’s been bulletproof. The only thing ever done to it has been 25-30k mile fluid/filter changes and at around 230,000 miles it’s just as solid and non-slipping as the day he bought the car.

Do you need a torque converter for a 4L60 transmission?

The 4L60 transmission would require a custom bracket to hook into the TV cable properly. Additionally, when comparing both transmissions, they don’t also don’t have the same geometry for engaging the torque converter. As a result, you will need torque converters to accomplish engagement.

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Ruth Doyle