Common Faults

Though automatic transmissions are great to drive, the added complexity that comes with them can, unfortunately, lead to problems. During our years fixing these problems, we've come to recognise certain "common" faults in certain models of transmission.

Below you'll find all of our posts relating to common automatic transmission faults.



The 5L40-E 5-speed automatic transmission is made by General Motors. It is electronically controlled, and has been fitted to a number of US vehicles, but is predominately found in BMWs […]

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The ZF5HP24 automatic transmission is a 5-speed transmission that is found in BMWs, Land Rovers, Audis and Jaguars. This automatic transmission debuted in 1996, and (as of 2014) is still […]

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The ZF 6HP26/6R60/6R80 6-Speed automatic transmission, manufactured by ZF Getriebe, has found its way into a wide range of vehicles, from BMW’s to Range Rovers, Jaguar’s, Rolls Royce’s, and a wide range […]

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Mercedes-Benz 5G-Tronic (722.6)

The Mercedes-Benz 5G-Tronic automatic transmission, also known as a 722.6 transmission, is an electronically shifted 5-speed automatic transmission. It is fitted to a number of vehicles within the Mercedes-Benz range, […]

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