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Symptoms:
  • Loss of lube oil
  • Overheated converter
  • TCC apply concerns
Cause:

The OE plastic solenoid snout cracks where it contacts the plunger valve causing oil leaks, while the PWM TCC signal drainback valve becomes loose or melts and blocks the converter apply valve.

Correction:

Replace the broken solenoid snout with an aluminum snout either with or without a built-in anti-drainback valve.

4L60-E, 4L65-E, 4L70-E

TCC Solenoid Snout Kit

Part No.

77942-02K

TCC Solenoid Snout Kit
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  • TCC Solenoid Snout Kit

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4L60-E, 4L65-E, 4L70-E

TCC Solenoid Snout Kit

Part No. 77942-02K

  • TCC Solenoid Snout with Anti-Drainback Valve
  • O-Ring

'97-Later PWM units, Built-in Anti-Drainback Valve

Complaint:

  • Loss of lube oil
  • Overheated converter
  • TCC apply concerns

Cause:

The OE plastic solenoid snout cracks where it contacts the plunger valve causing oil leaks, while the PWM TCC signal drainback valve becomes loose or melts and blocks the converter apply valve.


Correction:

Replace the broken solenoid snout with an aluminum snout either with or without a built-in anti-drainback valve.

The plastic OE torque converter clutch solenoid snouts are prone to breakage, causing them to leak oil that should be directed to the converter clutch apply valve. Until now, your only option was to replace the entire OE harness or purchase an aftermarket solenoid and splice it into the existing harness. Sonnax offers TCC solenoid snout 77942-02K that eliminates the need for the damage-prone plastic OE drainback valve in for 4L60-E, 4L65-E, 4L70-E ‘97-later PWM units. Sonnax also offers solenoid snout 77942-01K that allows the OE solenoid in '96-earlier 4L60/E units to be rebuilt to better-than-new condition.

  • Anti-drainback TCC solenoid snout eliminates the need for the damage-prone plastic OE drainback valve, eliminating the possibility of burned converters and loss of lube.

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