Some of our prototype pans did have the option. For the installation, the exhaust had to be off the manifolds on both sides to get clearance for the pan. See installation images below that show the routing of the exhaust. Need an inexpensive, high-quality replacement for a cracked or rusted transmission oil pan? I also changed out the filter for a new improved version that specialize in building the 6L80 enhancing its capabilities. Notes: 1998 and newer models. We based our design on a stock pan with 3.
If the consumer asks for the statement in writing, he will not receive it. Make sure that works for you. Has anyone installed an aftermarket transmission oil pan with a drain plug to make changing the fluid easier? It is screwed into a piece that was spot welded inside the pan. They have a stock depth or deep pan style and come with a drain plug. The bosses can also be used as alternate drain plug locations. Many automotive parts have a Core Charge, or Core Price, that works the same way as a soda can deposit. The alumunium construction and cooling fins do a much better job of transferring heat tha the steel stock pan.
Click on image to view larger. As it happened I had to drive 180kms one way and had the cruise set at 115 kph approx. It is also possible to use one of the other bosses as the drain plug location. Did it reduce operating temps in the tranny? We are considering a low profile, stock capacity pan for the 6L90. Also, the pan is considerably lighter than the stock one.
In many cases, you will need to drop the exhaust to install this pan. Filters and Manufacturer's Warranties Consumer purchasers of automotive filters are sometimes told by an automobile dealer-s service writer or mechanic that a brand of replacement filter cannot be used in the consumer-s vehicle during the warranty period. There is a fill hole and plug for vehicles with the fill in the pan, such as some Camaros. You would need to drop the exhaust to service the transmission with the stock pan as three bolts are not otherwise accessible. You can get Summit Racing® transmission pans in either plain or finned styles. The drain is on the driver's side.
Filter and Gasket Information Image shows the inside of the pan and the flange mating surface. Engine and Transmission Warranty Claims If you are experiencing problems with an engine or transmission you purchased from Advance Auto Parts, please call 888 286-6772, Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm Eastern Time. Our thanks to Ernie for emailing us a picture of the installed pan. Steve loosened both exhaust flanges at the manifolds to allow the exhaust crossover pipe to drop down about a half an inch. Otherwise I am going to have problems. Some also have fins for extra cooling. I am getting ready to tow my 5,500 pound trailer across the country and need to solve these well over 200 degree tranny temps I get on very warm So Cal days.
Machining for Temperature Sensors Three bosses are provided that can be machined for use with aftermarket sensors and gages. This image shows a 6L80E transmission, stock filter and stock reusable gasket. The tranny ran at a steady 85 deg C for the last hour of this return trip. This transmission pan works with stock gaskets. He said a bigger transmission cooler is a way to go. Filter and Gasket Information Click on image to view larger.
Please make sure the gasket is clean and free of any holes or nicks to avoid leaks. Please include temperature sensor size in the order notes, or you may order over the phone to insure accuracy. The Advance Auto Parts core charge presented to you online today with your item is representative of the most common core charge. The only change I made was to replace the drain plug' s copper gasket with a nylon one from the local parts store. Filter and Gasket Information Image coming soon.
Click on image to view larger. This pan cannot be modified for pan filling. The drain is on the driver's side. Click on image to view larger. Because the pan is deeper than stock, the pan has filter supports cast in. Click on image to view larger in a new tab or window. Worst part was having to factory pan off with no drain plug.