Symptoms:

  • Delayed Forward
  • Burnt Forward clutch
  • Damaged center support rings

Cause:

The OE center support is made of soft aluminum.

Correction:

The Sonnax sleeve provides a hard steel wear surface against the forward clutch sealing rings.

Warning:

Sleeve installation tool kit 56219-04K is no longer available from Sonnax. Check with your distributor for availability.

4R44E, 4R55E, A4LD

Center Support/Forward Clutch Sleeve
Part No. 56219-03K

'96-Later, bushing-style supports

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In Ford A4LD, 4R44E, 4R55E units, the forward clutch has two dynamic sealing rings that seal against the center support to isolate forward clutch apply oil. The aluminum center support is damaged by the sealing rings causing forward clutch oil leaks. Sonnax center support/forward clutch sleeve 56219-03K repairs worn center supports.

  • Sleeve is made of hardened steel to resist wear
  • 4R44E, 4R55E, A4LD Center Support/Forward Clutch Sleeve 56219-03K
  • 4R44E, 4R55E, A4LD Center Support/Forward Clutch Sleeve 56219-03K