One other interesting point to bring up is that vehicles with the i-VTEC/VCM systems are also equipped with an Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) System. 
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Don't let what you think you know blind you from seeing what is really causing the problem.
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In our last blog post on the VLPS, we talked about Chrysler introducing this into the 41TE (A604) and 42RLE transmission as early as 2007. Today we will look at the following which is detailed O. E. diagnostic information for each of the following codes...

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Chrysler introduced a Variable Line Pressure Solenoid to the existing 41TE (A604) and 42RLE transmission as early as 2007. The addition of this solenoid includes the use of a transducer to verify line pressure control as feed back to the computer. 41TES and 42RLE-VLP are the new designations for the units equipped with the added solenoid and transducer.

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

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ATSG frequently receive calls from rebuilders who find the reverse clutch spring retainer snap ring popped out of its groove with RE5R05A transmissions causing reverse clutch failure (figure 1). This is due to several reasons; the snap ring groove in the case is shallow, the snap ring is thin and the spring return is quite stout (figure 2). 

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After rebuilding a ZF6HP26 transmission, it is frustrating to say the least when you discover harsh, bumpy or clunky type shifts on a road test.

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2003-2011 Ford Ranger and 2003-2010 Mazda B-2300 with the 2.3L 4 cylinder interference designed engines and 4R44/5R55 series transmission may incur engine damage after transmission R&R.

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Beckmann Technologies, Inc. is now able to provide unlocking services for 722.9 valve bodies and plates.  This means that historically useless transmissions, valve bodies, and TCUs can now be made serviceable again.  Although the preferred method of putting these parts back into service would be to use new electronic plates Mercedes continues to refuse the sale of these components outside their dealer network leaving our industry no other choice but to reuse the old ones.

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