2000 Chevy Express Replicing silinoids

Tiny
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  • 2000 CHEVROLET EXPRESS
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  • 130,001 MILES
How to replace selinoids in my transmition. Is there step by step instructions for it?
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Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 AT 8:21 PM

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Tiny
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Which tranny do you have ?
most common Its in the valve body


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_express_1.jpg

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Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 AT 8:39 PM
Tiny
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I went to a dealer and they did diagnostic on my van. The said that my transmission won't shift after 3 gear/ And computer shows thtIt needs new 3 & 4 solenoids in my transmission. So I have no idea which ones are hey
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Tuesday, March 11th, 2008 AT 9:13 PM
Tiny
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ITS deepened what tranny you have but most of solenoids are in the valve body as you
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Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 AT 1:03 PM
Tiny
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Thanks again
My engine is V8 5.7L rear wheel drive
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Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 AT 2:19 PM
Tiny
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You gave me the engine size not the tranny is it 4L60E
or 4L80E
This is the location of your sensors and solenoids in relation to the tranny

if you have not done a thing like this before may I suggest get few estimates
tranny oil pan has to be removed and filter too
good luck


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_tranny_1.jpg

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Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 AT 7:42 PM
Tiny
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I think it was 4L80E. Thanks for your help. Last question, do you know if there is repair diagram for my car on line? So I can do repair myself.
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Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 AT 7:47 PM
Tiny
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You can try :

http://www.2carpros.com/kpages/auto_repair_manuals.htm
or check you local part store some may have paper manuals
good luck
let me know
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Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 AT 8:04 PM
Tiny
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I will try it. Thank you again
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Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 AT 8:28 PM
Tiny
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Hi BMRFIXIT.
I'll be doing diagnostic again today. And after it, if I'll have the tranny, could you give my ecxect part I'll need to replace?
Thank you
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Thursday, March 13th, 2008 AT 4:43 PM
Tiny
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If you can get the code I will do the research for you
let me know
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Thursday, March 13th, 2008 AT 7:08 PM
Tiny
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Ok here is the info computer gave as.
PO758 2+3 gearand sircuit fault

I hope thats enough of info to get the part I need

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Thursday, March 13th, 2008 AT 10:49 PM
Tiny
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Ok here is the info computer gave as.
PO758 2+3 gearand sircuit fault

I hope thats enough of info to get the part I need

Thank you
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Friday, March 14th, 2008 AT 1:12 PM
Tiny
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Sorry I've been under the weather !

As in any electric issue fuses should be check 1st
you need to check fuses
then move on to the wiring harness and check for cuts and shorts
just give it a good look make sure no cuts
check the 20 pin tranny connector
and if all good
remove tranny oil pan

disconnect wiring harness assembly from solenoid and replace
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Saturday, March 15th, 2008 AT 2:29 PM
Tiny
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Ater I'll chrck all electricals, which solenoid do I need to replace?
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Saturday, March 15th, 2008 AT 4:47 PM
Tiny
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You need the 2-3 solenoid
order that then pull down tranny pan
and replace


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/99387_tranny_2.jpg

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Saturday, March 15th, 2008 AT 5:50 PM
Tiny
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Ok Thank you so much for your help. I'll try to do it next week and I'll let you know of my resoults
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Saturday, March 15th, 2008 AT 11:58 PM
Tiny
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Do you know any good web sites where I could buy this solenoid? If you do please let me know

Thanks
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Sunday, March 16th, 2008 AT 12:02 AM
Tiny
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Hi,
We have changed a solenoid and still have same problem.
Shift stays on 3rd gear.
I didn't do diagnostic yet. But it feels like nothin have changed in how engine runs
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Tuesday, March 18th, 2008 AT 2:40 PM
Tiny
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Check the solenoid power circuit from the ignition switch. You might have a faulty ignition switch that doesn't feed power to the transmission.
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Monday, April 14th, 2008 AT 9:53 PM
Tiny
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How do I check it. Is thehre a color for that wire
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Monday, April 14th, 2008 AT 10:47 PM

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