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Created by rebuilders, for rebuilders, Sonnax Technical Resources contains hundreds of valuable articles, videos and more to help you find the best solutions to everyday automotive issues. Whether you’re researching a specific problem with a unit that’s just come into your shop or seeking rebuilding tips and tricks from the pros, this section is where you can easily search 10+ years of free Sonnax tech for answers.

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September 21, 2018

Ford 6F50 & 6F55 Identification Guide

Topics: Identification Guides Transmission 6F50 Transmission 6F55 Transmission

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August 29, 2018

Trading Places: Avoiding Valve Body Pitfalls with GM/Ford 6-Speed Automatic Transaxles

Tory Royce

Topics: Rebuilding Tips Transmission Ford GM 6F55 Transmission 6T70 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6T75 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6F50 Transmission

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August 09, 2018

GM Gen. 2 6T70, 6T75, 6T80 Vacuum Test Guide

Topics: Vacuum Test Guides Transmission GM 6T75 (Gen. 2) Transmission 6T80 (Gen. 2) Transmission 6T70 (Gen. 2) Transmission

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July 24, 2018

Transmission Report: Introducing Premium GM 6L80 Series Remanufactured Valve Bodies

Topics: Transmission Report Newsletters Transmission Chrysler Ford GM Toyota/Lexus 5R110W Transmission AS68RC Transmission 68RFE Transmission 4R100 Transmission 6L90 Transmission 6L50 Transmission 6L45 Transmission 6L80 Transmission

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June 06, 2018

All Over the Map: Attacking 4L60/E Burnt 3-4 Clutches with Confidence

Brian Wing

Topics: Shop Practices Transmission GM 4L70-E Transmission 4L60-E Transmission 4L65-E Transmission 4L60 Transmission

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May 02, 2018

Your Guide to Summer Towing Torque Converter Repairs & Upgrades

Topics: Rebuilding Tips Torque Converter

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March 28, 2018

Replacing Valve Bodies Dos and Don'ts! Part II

Robert Moreau

Topics: Rebuilding Tips Shop Practices Transmission Aisin AW 55-50SN Transmission

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March 05, 2018

How to Modify Thrust Bearing CH-N-1 for Use in VW/Audi 096 LU (01M) Converters

Topics: Tech Advisories Torque Converter VW/Audi 096 LU (01M) Torque Converter

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February 23, 2018

SonnaFlow® Chart: ZF6HP19

Topics: Sonnaflow Charts Transmission ZF ZF6HP19 Transmission 6R75 Transmission ZF6HP32 Transmission 6R80 Transmission 6R60 Transmission ZF6HP26 Transmission

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February 21, 2018

Replacing Valve Bodies Dos and Don'ts! Part I

Robert Moreau

Topics: Rebuilding Tips Shop Practices Transmission Aisin AW 55-50SN Transmission

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February 12, 2018

Transmission Report: How Small Changes Led to the New Form & Function of Gen. 2 6T70/75 Valve Bodies

Topics: Transmission Report Newsletters Transmission Ford GM ZF 6T70 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6T75 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6T75 (Gen. 2) Transmission 6T80 (Gen. 2) Transmission 4L85-E Transmission 4L80-E Transmission 6T70 (Gen. 2) Transmission 6F35 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6F35 (Gen. 2) Transmission

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February 12, 2018

The Greatest Generation: How Small Changes Led to the New Form & Function of Gen. 2 6T70/75 Valve Bodies

Topics: Transmission GM 6T70 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6T75 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6T75 (Gen. 2) Transmission 6T70 (Gen. 2) Transmission

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February 08, 2018

Harness that Horsepower! Your Guide to a Sonnax 4L60/E Level 3 Performance Build

Topics: Rebuilding Tips Transmission GM 4L70-E Transmission 4L60-E Transmission 4L65-E Transmission

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January 30, 2018

GM & BMW 6L80 Family Identification Guide

Topics: Identification Guides Remanufactured Valve Bodies Transmission BMW GM 6L90 Transmission 6L50 Transmission 6L45 Transmission 6L80 Transmission

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January 24, 2018

Top Plow Truck Torque Converter Repairs & Upgrades

Topics: Rebuilding Tips Torque Converter

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January 05, 2018

“Yaw” Won’t Believe What Was Wrong…

Dan Tucker

Topics: Transmission GM 6T70 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6T75 (Gen. 1) Transmission 6T75 (Gen. 2) Transmission 6T80 (Gen. 2) Transmission 6T70 (Gen. 2) Transmission

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December 15, 2017

SonnaFlow® Chart: Chrysler 68RFE

Topics: Sonnaflow Charts Transmission Chrysler 68RFE Transmission

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December 13, 2017

Ford 6F50, 6F55 Valve Body Layout

Topics: Transmission Ford 6F55 Transmission 6F50 Transmission

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November 28, 2017

Solving the 6R80 Transmission Leak Mystery

Ed Lee

Topics: Transmission Ford 6R80 Transmission

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November 17, 2017

Jatco/Nissan JF015E (RE0F11A) Vacuum Test Guide

Topics: Vacuum Test Guides Transmission Jatco Nissan JF015E (RE0F11A) Transmission

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