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Get AL transmission rebuilding tips, AL troubleshooting help, AL technical service bulletins, AL diagnostics and AL technical information from. AL[edit]. 3 Speed Automatic Transaxle. Applications (calendar years). Toyota Corolla; Chevrolet Nova. AL w/” Low/Reverse Frictions. 2 6/ AL units built in the U.S.A. may require” 2nd Brake frictions, .. TRANSMISSION OIL FILTERS.

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Because these cars where both affordable and produced in very large volumes, the chances of one coming into your shop for repairs is pretty transmissin.

Toyota A transmission

I also took the driverside tire off and was able to fit my hands into the area from the side. A re-manufactured transmission will also include a much better warranty. My al transmission was in good shape when the old motor went out and the mating of the new motor to transmission went pretty smooth.

Shifting problems caused by problems with the shift solenoids for transmissions that are equipped with them: Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. The detachable bell housing, which attaches the main transmission case to the engine, has an engine-specific bolt pattern, which appears on its upper surface trnsmission cast-in letters.

Automotive Repair Shops: Beware Of Common Problems With The A131L Automatic Transmission

How do I assure that the transmission I select to use isn’t electronic? Articles lacking sources from August All articles lacking sources. Re-tighten the adjusting nuts and double check your adjustment. There is a cable that runs from the carburetor or fuel tranmsission down to the transmission.

Automotive Repair Shops: Beware Of Common Problems With The AL Automatic Transmission

Ultimate Al Transmission Thread. Or is it a simple find a 3 speed model, inspect it, and then buy it? They both require Dextron III transmission oil. The main case is similar to the common AE but not interchangeable, the bell housing has “J3” cast into the upper surface, and is larger diameter to accept the larger torque converter and special flex plate.


Corolla 6th Generation Specific discussion of the AE So, the question remains, what do you really want to look for when you are getting a replacement an Al tranny?

It is not uncommon for this cable to come out of adjustment and when it does it can play havoc with the transmission. Replacement of this governor gear is relatively inexpensive compared to a replacement transmission as it can be serviced without taking the transmission out of the car.

These transmissions have a governor gear. Aluminum has also replaced steel on gear tooth surfaces. August Learn how and when to remove this template message. This is the twin turbo only heavy duty version with some internal mods.

There is a picture of the differential and transmission breakdown below thanks to Mr. This transmission is electronically controlled by an electronic shift control module. Mechanically similar transmisaion the A43D. Eighteen years of production is a long time for any modern automatic transmission. Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. It should read somewhere between 20 — 30 ohms.

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This article does not cite any sources. A rebuilt transmission will not. If you are taking your transmission out, you will also be a lot better off if you can use an engine lift because you are going to need to disconnect some motor mounts which the transmission are hooked to, and the engine is also supported by these motor mounts. When it slipped it did not go back in right when bolted to engine and took the pump out which they will do. Usually three years compared to 90 days for a rebuilt transmission.


Nothing worse than I have seen in working transmissions I have checked all my fuses, tv cable, shift linkage and do not know what else to look for. This particular version has a weak reverse – prone to noise and failure – failure included problems with 1st brake. Ask a Car Question. A re-manufactured transmission will include upgrades and modifications designed to make them last longer.

Posted by Regis on Monday, May 27th, Smaller parts, a hydraulic circuit with fewer components allow the transmission to maintain the same size as the previous LS ‘s unit. This cable is used to adjust the transmission line pressure, depending on how wide the throttle plates are open.

The AL is an automatic trans-axle made by Toyota.

tranwmission However V8 versions have slight internal upgrades to handle the increased torque LS? Unlike the AE counterpart which is electronically controlled, the AL uses a plastic governor gear to select which gear to go into. The subject matter on this blog is meant for discussion and educational purposes only, and is not necessarily reflective of inventory currently offered by ETE Reman.

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So here is some general knowledge: These solenoids are used to move the shift valves in the transmission. Remember, there are seals which can get old and let oil seep out but it won’t drip onto the ground because there are boots and moving parts to disperse the oil to other places. Both cars were basically re-badged versions of the Corolla.

For other uses, see AXX.