In 1992 it is most definitely a 4L80E. Make sure all electrical harnesses, hoses, and brackets are removed and clear of the transmission. Do I need to do anything to the dipstick tube when inserting it into the trans? Remove the 1 passenger side connector to the computer by pinching together on the fore and aft part of the connector and lifting up it's behind where the heat shield was. Use a trans jack or if you have to, 2 people can pull it by hand. After that, take a screw driver and pop the end of the drive shaft out of the universal joint holder. In the rare event that you need to contact the company that re-manufactures transmissions, they are just a quick. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Blazer, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
They never used torx on the tc bolts. They never used torx on the tc bolts. Given enough miles, the engine and transmission will need to be rebuilt, although it is rarely necessary to rebuilt both components at the same time. Not that hard to get to as you think. Remove the remaining top 1.
I had to place the car in Neutral try to start then placed it in Park and it finally started up like nothing ever happened :-. It should break loose from the block. Do not allow solvent to enter the transmission. I then removed the long bolts from the bottom holes and installed the studs. What continues to confuse me is why the Tach is not working.
Questions I put about a quart of fluid in the new torque converter and spun it on till it clicked down about 3 times, its at the same position it was in prior to me removing it to fill it. Once the transmission is loose from the engine, remove all the remaining bolts, then lower the transmission. Now comes the fun part, you need to unbolt the converter from the flexplate. Remove the exhaust pipes I was able to get the trans out with having taken the nuts just off the driver's side manifold and leaving the torque converter cover hanging on the cross pipe but it was a near thing. These will need to be removed and the starter supported. Refer to Filler Tube Replacement.
I'm removing the whole transmission anyway so this seemed like a better place for this step. Unbolt the transfer case from the transmission adapter and remove it. Put dielectric grease into the connectors before reconnecting. Remove the transfer case skid plate by turning the nuts on top of the 4 skid plate bolts 15mm I think until the whole bolt spun then hold the bolts with a torx bit I could get much more solid loosening force on the nuts than on the torx bolts. Care should be taken so the torque converter does not fall out of the transmission. The T700R4 was phased out by then which was a strictly hydraulic transmission. More would be better, but that is what is necessary.
Open the hood and disconnect the transmission's dipstick tube from the side of the engine. The converters are supposed to be neutral balanced independently of the flexplate, but it is always safest to assemble in the same orientation. If you cant get to the bolts turn the driveshaft with your hands. My transmission is on its way out Decided to replace it myself, but have had several issues frozen bolts, difficulty reaching parts and more metric bolts than anticipated Details: 2000 Sierra 1500, 5. Refer to Rear Propeller Shaft in Propeller Shaft.
Pull up on the top of the dipstick tube in the engine compartment to remove just thought of this but didn't do it - might be easier if possible to stick brybar against the bracket and tap it up with a hammer. Take those 4 bolts out, as well as the carriers the parts that the bolts are holding. Remove the 6 15mm bolts holding the torque converter cover. After the pan has mostly emptied. Make sure your jack is ready to take the weight when you get the tranny separated.
This article has also been viewed 94,669 times. Pneumatic air tools make the job faster and easier. Now get a 13mm socket and all your extensions. Remove the 8mm bolt holding the wire bracket on this side top of the transmission. Remove the visible torque converter bolt.
It has to be straight in line both ways with the insertion point, and preferably supported on its balance point balanced from fore and aft, and side to side , securely strapped for example from falling, not dangling or flopping around. I can understand if there is an issue related to the Tach therefore effecting transmission, but Chevy, where I paid for the codes to be read, whats to taredown transmission and inspect. Refer to Transmission Fluid Cooler Flushing. Support the engine safely with a separate jack and whatever rigging is necessary, then secure the transmission jack beneath the trans. Make sure you know which terminals are 8 and 4. Re-install the transmission pan when you are done. So far so good, new trans is showing up tomorrow.