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    If the switch says off then the PCM is using the...

    If the switch says off then the PCM is using the correct shift strategy. You MAF sensor can cause early shifts if it's not working right as can your VSS. A bad alternator can cause a false VSS signal...
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    All you need is the seal. The yoke has a dust...

    All you need is the seal. The yoke has a dust deflector but this has nothing to do with the seal and never wears out. Just order a seal and you will be good to go. If however the seal has damaged the...
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    If you have the G80 you don't need any additive....

    If you have the G80 you don't need any additive. The easy way to tell is jack up your rear end with the trans in park.E Brake off. If you can turn one wheel and the other turns backwards you do not...
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    Ok what you need to do is see if your PCM...

    Ok what you need to do is see if your PCM "thinks" your 2WD truck is in low range. To do this you need to look at the range PID on a scan tool. If the PCM says your truck is in low range then you...
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    Is your truck 2WD or 4X4?

    Is your truck 2WD or 4X4?
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    Eaton is having problems with the electric...

    Eaton is having problems with the electric lockers so I would stay away right now. The TruTrack is a great light to med duty locker. If you are going to abuse it go with a Detroit Locker. If you...
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    Early shifting through the gears can happen if...

    Early shifting through the gears can happen if your computer 'thinks' you are in low range when in fact you are in high range. This can happen on 2WD trucks as well as 4X4s. If your truck is going...
  8. I've had some bad luck in the past with...

    I've had some bad luck in the past with aftermarket clutches. My advice is to get a GM clutch. You get what you pay for when it comes to fan clutches. :)
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    Transmission additives swell up rubber seals....

    Transmission additives swell up rubber seals. They work but keep in mind they swell up all the seals inside the transmission and once the rubber swells up it can cause clutch pistons to stick and...
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    Limp Mode is the computer protecting your trans...

    Limp Mode is the computer protecting your trans by raising line pressure and putting the trans in 2nd or third gear. You need to get your truck scanned for codes. It could be a sensor, solenoid or...
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    If you have corrected the problem the PCM will...

    If you have corrected the problem the PCM will see the problem is fixed and reset itself.
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    When in doubt always leave it in 4WD. It won't...

    When in doubt always leave it in 4WD. It won't handle like your old auto 4WD but it will be much safer than 2WD for sure.
  13. If the governor valve is stuck the truck won't...

    If the governor valve is stuck the truck won't shift at all. The best way to clean the valve is to drive out the pin that holds the plastic gear on the shaft and then remove the valve. The valve must...
  14. I would do 2 things. First get the truck scanned...

    I would do 2 things. First get the truck scanned for codes. Usually the trans vents fluid because the torque converter did not stay locked up and the trans overheated. See if you have any torque...
  15. Like I mentioned earlier watching the scanner...

    Like I mentioned earlier watching the scanner when the shift is commanded will tell you if you have a mechanical problem or a command problem. This is how a professional would diagnose it. Without a...
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    Keep in mind TransGo makes several 4L60E kits....

    Keep in mind TransGo makes several 4L60E kits. The lower priced one is the "Jr" kit. The most expensive is the tow & go kit.
  17. Thread: NP208 Issues

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    My only thought would be a loose chain if it does...

    My only thought would be a loose chain if it does it an 4 hi and 4 low. Did it do this before with the old trans?
  18. The easy way to diagnose this problem Pete is to...

    The easy way to diagnose this problem Pete is to hook up a good scanner and go for a ride. Kick down the transmission and watch the scanner. See if the computer commands an upshift. If it does and...
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    Once your truck is warmed up and running down the...

    Once your truck is warmed up and running down the road your fluid temperature will be close to the temperature of the coolant in your radiator. If you have an external cooler the extra cooler will...
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    Instead of guessing and throwing parts at your truck go get it scanned for codes.
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    You have a very common problem and in fact the...

    You have a very common problem and in fact the most common with the 4L60E. What is happening is the transmission is going into failsafe mode. When this happens the PCM raises the line pressure which...
  22. Thread: Tranny help

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    A long extension and a wobble socket is what most...

    A long extension and a wobble socket is what most pros use. Many trucks had a bolt with a stud and nut to hold the fuel line. If you have this you will need a deep wobble socket.
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    Crawl under the truck and look at the linkage...

    Crawl under the truck and look at the linkage make sure it's not bent from hitting debris on the road. You should be able to release the linkage manually and see why the park lock is not functioning...
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    Chris, The 700 has to be from a 305 or 350 to...

    Chris,

    The 700 has to be from a 305 or 350 to start with. An S-10 won't work because the bell housing is different. A diesel will bolt up but won't shift correctly and will have the wrong torque...
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    Make sure your battery is fully charged. Unplug...

    Make sure your battery is fully charged. Unplug the TPS and clean the connection. Look for a loose or corroded ground wire on the manifold. If all are good you may have a bad sensor.
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