What Is the Function of the Transmission Control Solenoid?

Answer Your vehicle's transmission transfers power generated by the engine to the drive wheels. The transmission uses a hydraulic system controlled by a group of solenoids to shift gears automatically as ... Read More »

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What Is a Transmission Control Solenoid?

With manual transmission vehicles you work the clutch yourself to shift gears. With an automatic transmission system, shifting is controlled by a complicated hydraulic system, which uses control so... Read More »

How to Replace a Pressure Control Solenoid Valve in a Transmission?

Transmission power control solenoid -- PCS -- valves are duty cycle-controlled components that manage the pressure of transmission fluid. A PCS is required to prevent the transmission from seizing ... Read More »

Function of a Starter Solenoid?

The starter solenoid is an electric or electromagnetic switch that directs the starter motor and is usually mounted directly to it. It serves a distinct, albeit related, function from the starter m... Read More »

How Do I Know If a Transmission Solenoid Is Bad?

A transmission shift solenoid is an electromagnet designed to shift an automatic transmission through its sequence of gears. Shift solenoids are used on modern vehicles with electronic automatic tr... Read More »