The CVT VT20/25E transmission was used in two Saturn vehicles; the 2003 to 2005 Ion and the 2003 to 2004 Vue. Overseas it was used in the 2002-2004 Opel Vectra. 

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As manufacturing transmission standards change, you must learn how to function without this handy tool...

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A Look at the CVT-7

10/20/15 11:37 AM

This compact, easy-to-work-on system may change your mind on transmission work.

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The JF011E (as it is called in Dodge and Jeep applications), is a JATCO-made CVT, which is also referred to as the RE0F10A in Nissan and the F1C1A in Mitsubishi (Figure 1). With this transmission having such a presence on the road today, it comes as no surprise that many shops have chosen to take on repairing this simple transmission.

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The acronym for “continuously variable transmission” is CVT. Amusingly enough; there are many other titles that use the CVT acronym. For those who have not had a good experience trying to repair a CVT might relate to “Center for Victims of Torture.” Perhaps the bad experience provoked the thought of a career change to become a “Certified Veterinary Technician.” If one isn’t so easily discouraged, “Continuing Vocational Training” may be an option. One thing is for sure, although continuously variable transmissions are the transmission of choice for hybrid vehicles, it doesn’t make it a “Current to Voltage Transmitter” or a “Constant Voltage Transformer.” OK, so I am being a bit of a “Chemical Vapor Transport” (full of hot air that is) for this article’s opening paragraph pertaining to CVT transmissions. No doubt that “clear valid training” is needed to diagnose and repair these transmissions as many shops are now beginning to want to make that choice. 

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CVT Repair Webinar

6/16/13 2:05 PM

The Pros and Cons of Rebuilding CVT’s

Join ATSG and Powertrain Pro on June 20th for our webinar on rebuilding CVT's.

CVT transmissions have taken a prominent position in the industry making it difficult to ignore them in terms of diagnostic and repair. This webinar will identify the types of CVT’s that are on the road today, a few diagnostic tips, some of the types of failures that are occurring, along with the pros and cons of rebuilding them.

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