Can you tell what transmission you have by the Vin?

How do I find out what transmission I have?

Open the driver’s side door and find the white card on the side of the door that is filled with small black lettering. This card contains specific details about the year the car was made, its transmission, engine specifications and other details. Underneath or beside the “TR” symbol will be a number code.

How do I identify my GM automatic transmission?

Automatic Transmissions

The easiest method of GM automatic transmission identification is to examine the transmission pan. New transmission designs came with new, unique pan shapes, and the general shape of the pan often paints a fairly clear picture of which automatic transmission you are dealing with.

How do I know if I have 4L60E or 4L65E?

The two transmissions cannot be differentiated from the outside. The 4L65E shares the same exterior parts but have stronger internals such as 5 pinion planets compared to 4 in the 4L60E. 4L60E uses a 6.5″ depth bell with 6 bolts for non gen 3 LS applications and a 7″ depth bell with 7 bolts for LS applications.

How do I identify a Chevy 350 transmission?

The 350 transmission is easily identified visually, by counting the pan bolts and by locating transmission number.

This number contains the year of manufacture, but does not identify the transmission as a THM350.

  1. Count the number of bolts on the transmission pan. …
  2. Locate the transmission code. …
  3. Decode the serial number.
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Can I replace my 4L60E with a 4L65E?

Upgrading to the 4L65E is advisable in towing applications and where horsepower numbers are up to 500. The 4L60E also uses a four-pinion front planetary carrier, which is more expensive than the rear unit. For cars making over that number, there is a front planetary upgrade as well.

What vehicles have 4L65E transmission?

Some vehicles that featured the 4L65E transmission include:

  • Hummer H2.
  • 2005 C6 Corvette.
  • Cadillac Escalade.
  • 2002 Isuzu Axiom.
  • GMC Sierra Denali.
  • GMC Yukon Denali.
  • Cadillac Escalade EXT.
  • Chevrolet Silverado SS.

Which is better 4L60E or 4L65E?

More pinion gears help to spread the load, allowing 4L65E transmissions to handle more torque than their 4L60E brethren. Additionally, a better 3-4 clutch, improved input shaft, and a deeper pan for more fluid were added. … Modified transmissions are rated at “levels” from Two on up.