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4L60E/4L65E

Harsh 1-2 Upshift


The following four conditions have been found to cause the majority of consistent harsh 1-2 shift comments.
When attempting to correct a consistent harsh 1-2 shift, the four conditions listed above should be inspected as
possible causes.
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4L60E/4L65E
Harsh 1-2 Upshift
01-06 GM Passenger Cars and Light
Duty Trucks, 03-06 Hummer H2, 06
Hummer H3,05-06 Saab 9-7X
January, 2006
Chips/Sediment/Debris Contamination found in the valve
body, 1-2 accumulator valve (371) bore, may cause the
1-2 accumulator valve to stick or hang up.
A cracked 1-2 accumulator piston (56) that is allowing
fluid to leak by.
Chips/Sediment/Debris Contamination found in the
valve body, 3-4 sequence valve (383) bore, may cause
the 4-3 sequence valve to stick or hang up.
Mislocated/Missing valve body-to-spacer plate check balls
(61).
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Techni c al Bul l et i n #987
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