Shift Solenoid Valve B

Tiny
NKERSTIENS
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  • 2000 PONTIAC GRAND PRIX
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We are trying to replace this sensor, and we cant seem to find it. We have the pan and oil off the car. It is a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix GT V6 Engine.
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Sunday, July 31st, 2011 AT 7:57 PM

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Tiny
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You need to remove the transmission oil pan here is a gide that can help.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-service-an-automatic-transmission

Check out the diagrams (Below). Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers
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Sunday, October 9th, 2011 AT 5:37 AM
Tiny
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Can I remove the transmission pan to accesss and replace this solenoid?

Howard

updated 4/24/09
By this diagram solenoids are outside the transmission.
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Which one?


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/108325_GP_solenoid_1.jpg

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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Yes, as the pic shows, however, there may be some in pan or enclosed. Try to identify each one visually.
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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How to change a shift solenoid on a 93 pontiac grand prix le
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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They are on the valve body need to remove fluid and pan. Not a novice repair
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
TRUSSELLJK
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There are no sencor in the bottum pan could it b in side pan if so how do we get to it?
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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Yes side cover DO NOT let check balls fall out on removal
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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K thanks but one more? Do we have to totally drop the k frame or can we do it part of the way
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Part way and should be able to remove solenoid without removal of body. Is it "A" or "B"?
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Im not to sure how can ya tell?
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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Why are you wanting to chang? Was there a trans code?
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
TRUSSELLJK
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Ther is no code but when get in to 3rd it will not shift down and when u stop it will kill engine and you can start it again but as soon as u put it back in gear it will kill it again and we have done everything else u can do to it and thats the last optionis the sencor
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DOCFIXIT
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If it was a solenoid a code would be set. Suapect torque converter is locked up
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Thursday, October 4th, 2018 AT 3:57 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Thats what we wer starting to thank but my dad told us to try the solenooid first to see
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