Watch this three-part video series featuring Sonnax Tech Specialist Jim Dial demonstrating how easy it is for shops to identify the root cause of transmission problems by vacuum testing.
What is Vacuum Testing?
Vacuum Test Stand Setup and Calibration
How to Vacuum Test
Vacuum Test Guides
Learn Locations to Test
Sonnax has done all the research for you. Vacuum testing guides show exactly where to test to determine if a valve and bore are worn out.
Identify Common Transmission Problems
Valves and common concerns associated with bore wear are clearly identified and described.
Select Parts for Repairs
Find a problem? Recommended Sonnax parts for successful repairs are listed, along with any required tooling.
Available Vacuum Test Guides:
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Vacuum Test Plates
Find Valve Body Problems 2X Faster with Vacuum Test Plates
Each plate seals over the entire valve body, leaving ports open at key test areas. Easy-to-follow instruction guides identify valves, symptoms of wear and the right Sonnax parts for repair.
Identify Problem Solenoids Quickly & Cost-Effectively
For use with the Sonnax vacuum test stand, the solenoid test manifold kit is a quick, easy and affordable way to verify the internal sealing integrity of ZF6 Gen. 1 and Gen. 2 solenoids.
Test Result Data Sheet
Easily record and keep track of your results.
Evaluating test results requires establishing your own pass/fail standards in line with your customer's needs and shop warranty requirements.
Print or download your FREE Sonnax vacuum test data sheet to get started!
Learn Everything You Need to Know About Vacuum Testing
Sonnax experts share full details and recommendations on how to master vacuum testing.
Vacuum Test Stand Kit
A great alternative to building a custom testing rig.
Proper equipment and calibration is essential for accurate vacuum testing. The VACTEST-01K is a high quality kit which includes an assortment of testing tips, an anodized test stand to withstand years of use, plus easy-to-follow instructions for assembly, calibration and testing.