4L85E Transmission parts, repair guidelines, problems, manuals


Transmission general data

Number of gears Transmission Type Drive Torque (Nm) ATF (full capacity) L ATF type
4 AT RWD/4WD 650 13,6 Dexron VI

The automatic transmission 4L85E was firstly presented in 2001 together with powerful engines Duramax V8 (with torque reaching up to 650 Nm). This transmission was installed only on large SUVs, pickups and minibuses. This transmission is very powerful and can be applied cars which take part in off-road racing, drag racing or custom street driving.

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Which cars run with this gearbox?

Part type Expand

These transmissions have issues with early style 12 pin harnesses in which transmission fluid leaks around the harness and shorts the pinouts causing transmission to go into "limp mode" (some manuals say "limp home mode"). This issue can be easily rectified by simply cleaning the plug