Dave S.: I have a question. I drive a 1995 saturn sl1 automatic and sometimes when I put the car into reverse mode the car heavily jerks quick back and THEN go's into reverse. So I have to wait for that jerk noise. Now sometimes what also happens is the car not all the time but once in awhile, gets jammed when I reverse it. Sometimes I have to give it gas for it to back up and it will do that jerking noise. Or sometimes it will get completely jammed in reverse like neutral and when I give it gas the car will get stuck in neutral and it shuts off and I have to start it again and park it and then reverse it and it backs out. But the car in general shifts smooth when I drive and sometimes when I reverse. But sometimes when I reverse it I have these wierd small issues..What could be the issue..? thanks.
Carlos Uribe: where is on toyota tundra?
Robert McGill: Did you re-use the valve body cover gasket?
Dels Transs: Hi great vid ,,BTW Did this cause reverse to slam as well ?
Jason Gordon: Great video. Thanks.
Bruce Davenport: were did u find parts
Ciphered Logic (CipheredLogic): Saturn starting using 4T40E/4T45E transmission in 2000. That is a TAAT model transmission, the valve pan, valve body and solenoids in a 4T40E/4T45E are vertical and pretty much require you to pull the trans to get to them.
tspoof: RE: 4T40E – This was done on the factory installed transmission. I do not know what the exact model # was, sorry.
Gary Carman: was you car shifting hard in to all gears? if so did it fix it
Austin Buerer: Is this the 4T40E?
Mike V: I don't have 1st gear but have all the rest?? What should I look for?
Dee Armbruster: I have a 2002 Saturn that was fine when I bought it then 3 weeks later it wouldn't go past 35mph..... any ideas anybody? I sure would appreciate it :)
Chaz Karchner: Nice. You will just be posted to Fix-Ya.com as a go to resource. Nice presentation. Would you please identify the order of the solenoids A B C D E F by their order of sight location? When first finding a fault. Some Code readers represent alphabetic chronologically. Not which one.Thanks.
Peter Lange: Thank you so much for this precise video. My son bought a 2002 SL2 and the tranny was making noise between shifting every gear. After researching the problem via the net and running across your video, we decided to buy a solenoid and try changing it out. I discovered that all five solenoids are the same "Part Number: 21003344; Part: Auto Trans Control Solenoid". I asked them twice, and yes all the solenoids are the same. I tried and tried to find, "transmission Pressure Control Solenoid" to no avail. I am leaving the part number on here, so people can easily reference this for themselves. My son and I spent 3 hours replacing the solenoid; took the car for a drive and........WOW....easy, noise free shifting. We test drove the car through the city for half an hour and perfect operation. I want to encourage anyone out there to strongly consider this video's advice. Pete ..and good luck.
gerg keehner: thank you GREAT video, I thought the kids yelling in the back ground was priceless. Very helpful.
Daryl Krans: I just want to say, this is an excellent video. I just had to replace the PC solenoid in a 99 sc2. Without the aid of this video, I would have been completely lost. I was able to replace the solenoid and get it all back together in 3 1/2 hours. THANK YOU!!! This was a time saver and of course, a $$ saver!
Roger Zimmerman: Greatest thanks and kudos for posting this video. This saved me about $2000, or more likely saved me from scrapping my car. I have a 2002 Saturn SL. It was slam shifting very hard in all gears. I took it to two shops and both quoted about $2k to fix it. One shop would have rebuild the whole transmission, the other would put in a used transmission. The car was only worth about $1k (if running properly), so I decided to tackle it myself. I am not a mechanic, I just try to do my own repairs to save money. I tested my 5 transmission solenoid valves and they were all very close to 5 Ohms. I very briefly applied 12V to each solenoid and could feel the valve moving (clicking) inside. So I blew air through a garden hose through each valve, to find that they were normal open, and all closed when 12V was applied (very briefly as I understand 12V should not be left on continuously through the coils). So I suspected that the valve was worn out and would still let oil through when activated. So as a test I swapped the PCS solenoid valve with the 2nd gear solenoid. The test created very smooth shifting in 3rd and drive, but hard shifting in 2nd and reverse still. Which indicates that the PCS solenoid was shot, so the problem was moved to 2nd gear, and I assume that reverse must also be using the 2nd gear solenoid. So I went to Pick-n-Pull (here in Calgary), and found a near identical Saturn and removed the Transmission Valve Body Assembly, which was about $60.00. I took it home and removed my old valve body, and removed my old 2nd Gear solenoid and replaced the PCS solenoid in the one I purchased (because the PCS valve gets the most usage and was likely the most worn, and I knew that my 2nd Gear solenoid worked fine). I installed the used valve body and now my car is shifting like new. Very smooth shifting in all gears and reverse. Previous to fixing it I also changed the transmission oil and added some Lucas Transmission Fix, and left it in reverse for about 15 minutes, as per the instructions on another video, but that did not help. To remove and replace a valve body only took me 1.5 hours or less. The price here for a new PCS valve is $130 from GM, I also found used valves on eBay, but with shipping fees, and import fees, it would have been about $90, and weeks to ship.
avery7001: (o;my 2002 was banging into gear then one morning no reverse drives but doesnt want to shift ;o) does that sound like solenoids to you ?
9Venturi9: Nice Vid - Thanks...
Sup Games: my brother has 05 mercury montego when driving only goes up to 35-40 mph and throws rpm up to 3200 roughly and shifting into drive and reverse makes clunking noise any thought plz
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