What happens when a governor pressure solenoid goes bad?

What happens when a governor pressure solenoid goes bad?

One of the most common sign that one or more of your transmission solenoids are going bad is unpredictable gear shifts. While driving along at a fixed speed, you may suddenly find your car jumping to another gear. Alternately, it might jump to a higher gear. This may result in your car stalling out.

What does the transmission governor pressure sensor do?

Governor pressure sensors and solenoids help keep automatic transmissions running smoothly. For that reason, the governor pressure sensor and solenoid repair kit is also known as an auto transmission governor repair kit.

What are the symptoms of a bad torque converter solenoid?

When the torque converter starts malfunctioning, you may feel shuddering and even slipping in overdrive. You usually notice your car shuddering because it feels like it’s vibrating. Your car will vibrate even when you’re not going very fast. The shuddering makes the car lag and is very noticeable.

How do I know if my transmission governor is bad?

Some of the most common signs of a bad transmission control module include:

  1. You have difficulty downshifting when you’re slowing down, coming to a stop, or manually trying to downshift.
  2. You have difficulty upshifting when you’re trying to accelerate or manually trying to upshift, which can cause a delay in acceleration.

How does a pressure control solenoid regulate transmission pressures?

The transmission pressure control solenoid controls the fluid pressure to the internal friction plate clutches or drum bands. If left unrepaired, the slipping will ruin (burn or fry) the friction clutches and bands causing transmission failure.

What kind of transmission fluid does a 48RE take?

Chrysler 48RE Specs

Transmission: Chrysler 48RE
Weight: ~248 lbs
ATF Type/Spec: ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid
Fluid Capacity: 14.5 – 16.5 dry fill capacity, approx 4 qts service refill capacity
Transmission Filter P/N: MOPAR 52118789, WIX 58613

How do you adjust the transmission bands on a 48RE?


  1. Raise vehicle.
  2. Loosen band adjusting screw locknut. Then back.
  3. Tighten band adjusting screw to 8 N·m (72 in. lbs.)
  4. Back off front band adjusting screw 1-3/4 turns, for. diesel vehicles, or 1-1/2 turns, for V-10 vehicles.
  5. Hold adjuster screw in position and tighten locknut to 41 N·m (30 ft. lbs.)
  6. Lower vehicle.

What is a governor pressure solenoid body gasket?

Governor pressure solenoid body gasket It is very common for these transmissions to have electronic failures. This kit will restore your transmission electronic function to better than factory level. The heavy-duty BorgWarner governor pressure solenoid included in this kit is a huge upgrade over OEM.

Can a governor pressure solenoid be changed on an already burned transmission?

The governor pressure solenoid contained in this kit is packed in fluid from the factory. This is the only way to ensure they are functioning upon installation, with no sticking valves. It should be noted that changing a solenoid on an already burned transmission will not fix the transmission.

What are the problems with a BorgWarner governor pressure solenoid?

The heavy-duty BorgWarner governor pressure solenoid included in this kit is a huge upgrade over OEM. The added 3-4 accumulator spring in this kit is also a major upgrade. These transmissions commonly had broken springs, which can cause 3-4 shift problems, or even transmission failure. Typical problem: Wrong gear start.

How many ATSG 46RE 47RE 48RE manuals are left?

Only 7 left in stock – order soon. ATSG 46RE 47RE 48RE Transmission Repair Manual (48RE Transmission – 48RE Governor Pressure Solenoid – 48RE Valve Body – Best Repair Book Available!) .