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Old 09-11-2004, 07:25 PM
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I was putting a 4T60E (95 DeVille) back together when I went to put the output shaft back in so I could put the final drive in. When I went to put the shaft in I noticed a part the I had left over still on the shaft. Turns out it was the input reaction carrier shield. So I took it back apart and installed the shield (good thing I didn't have the channel plate and valve body all bolted down ).

Anyways my question is, what would have happened if I had left this little shield out? It looked as if it only retained oil in the planets (no evidence of a thrust load).

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Old 09-12-2004, 07:43 AM
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there are various oil dams in trannys , plastic or metal to retain the oil around the gear train for cooling and lubrication.

I always replace them, some trannys we add more
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