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Symptoms:
  • Burnt Forward clutch
  • Delayed Forward
Cause:

Wear at the valve body bore allows oil to exhaust or cross leak.

Correction:

This modified manual valve has lengthened spools for reduced leakage and better stability within the bore and at the linkage.

4F50N, AX4N, AX4S, AXOD, AXODE

Manual Valve

Part No.

96201-05

Manual Valve
  • 96201-05_combo

  • Manual Valve

Small_96201-05_combo Small_96201-05

4F50N, AX4N, AX4S, AXOD, AXODE

Manual Valve

Part No. 96201-05

Hard-Coat Finish, Lengthened Spool Diameter

Complaint:

  • Burnt Forward clutch
  • Delayed Forward

Cause:

Wear at the valve body bore allows oil to exhaust or cross leak.


Correction:

This modified manual valve has lengthened spools for reduced leakage and better stability within the bore and at the linkage.

Delayed forward engagement, burned forward clutch, and/or forward clutch psi low by 10-15 psi in vehicles with AXOD, AXODE, AX4N/S or 4F50N transmissions are common complaints. These are often caused by a worn valve body at the manual valve bore, allowing excessive oil leakage. Replace the worn OE manual valve with Sonnax manual valve 96201-05 to prevent oil leakage and increase stability at the linkage.

  • Manual valve is hard-coat anodized to prevent wear.
  • The three spool diameters have been lengthened to provide increased stability and prevent oil leakage.
  • Exhaust flats added to the extended spools provide proper oil circuit control.
  • Lengthened spools and tightly toleranced cross hole provide increased valve stability at the linkage.

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Valve Body Layouts

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Valve Body Layout Ford AX4N/4F50N
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