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Old 02-18-2012, 08:46 AM   #1
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ATX Valve Body replacement

Like many here, I experienced problems in my '02 SE's automatic transmission. Rather than chase all the various solenoids, I opted to replace the entire valve body.

Purchased a rebuilt body on ebay for $150.00 (plus shipping) from http://stores.ebay.com/transmissionpartsusa

Here are a couple of notes for those considering doing this job.
  • Not a hard job, just messy!
  • When removing the old body, watch out for the accumulator valves and springs that will fall out!
  • Don't forget to swap out the manual shift lever from the old body to the new one
  • Don't over-torque pan bolts and choose your gasket/RTV with care
  • For the shop manual, visit here http://www.scribd.com/doc/45351547/4F27E

After replacement, car shifts great!


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Old 03-01-2013, 03:07 PM   #2
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Having similar issues with my trans. They currently don't list any valve bodies. Did they when you made the purchase? Did it come with solenoids?
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