StaffAllpar HomeMore NewsCarsTrucksUpcomingRepairsTest drives

Eight-speed transmission repairs

by David Zatz on

When Allpar posted allowable nine-speed transmission repairs, the question arose: what about the eight-speeds?

Hemi engine with ZF HP8 8-speed transmission

Due to the precision required for both ZF or ZF-based automatic transmissions, dealers are not allowed to rebuild the transmissions in many cases. However, dealers can replace the following items without pre-authorization:

  • Oil pan, filter, and gasket
  • Seals: gearshift shaft, output shaft, manual lever shaft lip
  • Replacement of the valve body, torque converter, output, parking pawl and rod lock

The company told dealers that oil pump replacements are not allowed, and that they must return all parts and a diagnostic worksheet.

Dodge introduces Durango Hellcat, Charger Redeye and Challenger Super Stock

FCA sales plummeted—as we expected them to

Dodge first domestic to top J.D. Power, and other odd news

More Mopar Car
and Truck News

Some popular Allpar pages

Dodge Demon

2018 Wrangler JL

Staff details/contactsTerms of ServiceInformation is presented to the best of our knowledge. Plans change and sometimes mistakes are made. Decisions or purchases made based on this site's verbiage or images are done at the reader's own risk. Also see the Allpar News archives, 1997-2008 • Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. • Mopar, Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, HEMI, and certain other names are trademarks of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.