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INDEX
ACURA INTEGRA
Model "CA" ..................................................................................................................................
Model "MPRA" ............................................................................................................................

4
8

ACURA LEGEND
Model "G4" ................................................................................................................................... 12

BMW ELECTRONIC
ZF 4HP-22 (4 Solenoid Only) ........................................................................................................ 16
ZF 4HP-22 (5 Solenoid Only) ........................................................................................................ 20

HONDA ACCORD
Model "AS" ................................................................................................................................... 28
Model "F4" .................................................................................................................................... 32
Models "PX4B", "APX4", "MPOA", "AYOA", "BOY
A" ......................................................... 36

HONDA CIVIC
Model
Model
Model
Model
Model

"CA" ................................................................................................................................... 40
"L4", "ML4A" (1988 Model Only) ..................................................................................44
"L4", "ML4A" (89-90 Model Only) .................................................................................47
"M24A" .............................................................................................................................. 50
"A4RA" .............................................................................................................................. 53

HONDA PRELUDE
Model
Model
Model
Model

"F4" .................................................................................................................................... 32
"K4" (Early Model Only) ..................................................................................................56
"K4" (Late Model Only) ....................................................................................................60
"PY8A" ............................................................................................................................... 64

HONDA PASSPORT
Model "4L30-E" ........................................................................................................................... 67

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INTRODUCTION
IMPORT CHECKBALL BOOK
VOLUME II
This booklet contains the checkball locations, screen locations, check valve locations, and relief valve locations,
for the upper and lower valve bodies, and the accumulator housing if it contains one of the above. We have also
covered any updated information and any changes that may have occured in the many different models years.
This booklet contains some of the Imported transmissions that we have seen in North America. Refer to the
Index page for exact transmission models covered.
No part of any ATSG publication may be reproduced, stored in any retrieval system
or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to electronic,
mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without written permission of
Automatic Transmission Service Group. This includes all text illustrations, tables
and charts.
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TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

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TECHNICAL CONSULTANT

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INDEX
MAZDA
Model
Model
Model
Model
Model
Model

F3A ..................................................................................................................................... 70
G4A-HL ............................................................................................................................. 72
F4A-EL .............................................................................................................................. 78
G4A-EL .............................................................................................................................. 80
GF4A-EL (7 Solenoid) ...................................................................................................... 85
N4A-EL .............................................................................................................................. 90

MITSUBISHI
Models KM170, KM171, KM172 .................................................................................................. 92
Models KM175, KM176, KM177 .................................................................................................. 96

SPECTRUM
Model F3A ..................................................................................................................................... 70

SPRINT, SUZUKI, GEO


Model MX17 ................................................................................................................................. 100

SAAB
Model ZF 4HP-18 ......................................................................................................................... 102
Model AW50-42LE......................................................................................................................... 105

VOLKSWAGON PASSAT
Model 096-097 .............................................................................................................................. 108

VOLVO
Model AW50-42LE ...................................................................................................................... 105

VW/AUDI
O1M ............................................................................................................................................. 110

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SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

ACURA INTEGRA
MODEL "CA"

ACURA INTEGRA MODEL "CA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

7S

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


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ACURA INTEGRA
MODEL "CA"

ACURA INTEGRA MODEL "CA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"
RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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ACURA INTEGRA
MODEL "CA"

ACURA INTEGRA MODEL "CA"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

FLUID
SCREEN

TWO LONG
HOLLOW
DOWELS

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL

RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

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ACURA INTEGRA
MODEL "CA"

SERVO VALVE BODY

CAUTION:
The Servo Release Check Valve is
staked into the servo valve body as
shown, but it can fall out or can be
blown out during cleaning process.
SERVO RELEASE
CHECK VALVE

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ACURA INTEGRA
MODEL "MPRA"

ACURA INTEGRA MODEL "MPRA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PROZ

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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ACURA INTEGRA
MODEL "MPRA"

ACURA INTEGRA MODEL "MPRA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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ACURA INTEGRA
MODEL "MPRA"

ACURA INTEGRA MODEL "MPRA"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

PRO

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL
QK

FLUID
SCREEN

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

1ST ACCUM
CHOKE VALVE

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

FLUID
SCREEN

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PRO
Z

9
5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER
STEEL CHECKBALLS

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ACURA LEGEND
MODEL "G4"

ACURA LEGEND MODEL "G4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PG4

1
T
5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER
STEEL CHECKBALLS

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RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

ACURA LEGEND
MODEL "G4"

ACURA LEGEND MODEL "G4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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ACURA LEGEND
MODEL "G4"

ACURA LEGEND MODEL "G4"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

FLUID
SCREEN

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY
TWO LONG
HOLLOW
DOWELS

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALLS

RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

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ACURA LEGEND
MODEL "G4"

SERVO VALVE BODY

CAUTION:
The Servo Release Check Valve is
staked into the servo valve body as
shown, but it can fall out or can be
blown out during cleaning process.
SERVO RELEASE
CHECK VALVE

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MOST SERVO VALVE BODIES WILL HAVE THIS CHECK VALVE.

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(4 Solenoid Only)

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (4 SOLENOID ONLY)


"LOWER FRONT" VALVE BODY
.175" DIAMETER
CHECKBALL
(Some Models Only)

DIRECT
ACCUMULATOR
.035" Cup Up
INTERMEDIATE
ACCUMULATOR
.040" Cup Up

INTERMEDIATE
CLUTCH FEED
.040" Cup Down

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(4 Solenoid Only)

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (4SOLENOID ONLY)


"LOWER REAR" VALVE BODY

OVERDRIVE
ACCUMULATOR
.040" Cup Up

PLASTIC VALVE
AND SPRING

INPUT
ACCUMULATOR
.055" Cup Down

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(4 Solenoid Only)

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (4 SOLENOID ONLY)


CHANNEL PLATE
.218" DIAMETER
PLASTIC CHECKBALL

.040" Cup Down

FORWARD
ACCUMULATOR
.032" Cup Down

.250" DIAMETER
PLASTIC CHECKBALL

LOW/REVERSE
ACCUMULATOR
.032" Cup Down

.047" Cup Down


OVERDRIVE
.062" Cup Down

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(4 Solenoid Only)

1
04
27
4
/2
43
10 P21

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (4 SOLENOID ONLY)


"UPPER RIGHT" AND "UPPER LEFT" VALVE BODY

2/1

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(5 Solenoid Only)

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (5 SOLENOID ONLY)


"LOWER FRONT" VALVE BODY
.175" DIAMETER
CHECKBALL
(Some Models Only)

DIRECT
ACCUMULATOR
.046" Cup Up
INTERMEDIATE
ACCUMULATOR
.032" Cup Up

INTERMEDIATE
CLUTCH FEED
.046" Cup Down

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(5 Solenoid Only)

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (5 SOLENOID ONLY)


"LOWER REAR" VALVE BODY

OVERDRIVE
ACCUMULATOR
.039" Cup Up

PLASTIC VALVE
AND SPRING

INPUT
ACCUMULATOR
.052" Cup Down

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(5 Solenoid Only)

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (5 SOLENOID ONLY)


CHANNEL PLATE

FORWARD
ACCUMULATOR
.062" Cup Down

.235" DIAMETER
PLASTIC CHECKBALL

LOW/REVERSE
ACCUMULATOR
.032" Cup Down

015 695

OVERDRIVE
.046" Cup Down

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BMW ZF4HP-22
ELECTRONIC
(5 Solenoid Only)

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF4HP-22 (5 SOLENOID ONLY)


"UPPER RIGHT" AND "UPPER LEFT" VALVE BODY

.175" DIAMETER
CHECKBALL

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BMW ZF-5HP-30
ELECTRONIC

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF5HP-30


"LOWER FRONT" VALVE BODY
Retainer

Retainer

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BMW ZF-5HP-30
ELECTRONIC

BMW ELECTRONIC ZF5HP-30


"UPPER REAR" VALVE BODY

Only One .250" (6.35mm) ball is located here.


Do Not install a ball in the pocket marked X.

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BMW ZF-5HP-30 CHANNEL PLATE
"UPPER REAR" VALVE BODY SIDE

090

1055 627

1/1

91

Round Screen

BMW ZF-5HP-30
ELECTRONIC

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BMW ZF-5HP-30
ELECTRONIC

BMW ZF-5HP-30 CHANNEL PLATE


"LOWER" VALVE BODY SIDE

Replace the original ball with


a plastic .250" (6.35mm) ball.

Original
.236" Diameter

.039"
Flat Orifice

.048"
Flat Orifice

.048"
Flat Orifice

PLASTIC VALVE
AND SPRING

.039"
Flat Orifice

.048"
Flat Orifice

.067"
Flat Orifice
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HONDA ACCORD
MODEL "AS"
Carbureted

HONDA ACCORD MODEL "AS" CARBURETED


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
TWO
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWELS

TWO
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWELS

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

96

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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HONDA ACCORD
MODEL "AS"
Carbureted

HONDA ACCORD MODEL "AS" CARBURETED


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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HONDA ACCORD
MODEL "AS"
Carbureted

HONDA ACCORD MODEL "AS" CARBURETED


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" VALVE BODY
PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY
Top View
5.5mm (.216") DIA.
STEEL CHECKBALL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY
Bottom View

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

95

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HONDA ACCORD
MODEL "AS"
Carbureted

SERVO VALVE BODY

CAUTION:
The Servo Release Check Valve is
staked into the servo valve body as
shown, but it can fall out or can be
blown out during cleaning process.
SERVO RELEASE
CHECK VALVE

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MOST SERVO VALVE BODIES WILL HAVE THIS CHECK VALVE.

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HONDA PRELUDE
AND ACCORD
MODEL "F4"

HONDA PRELUDE AND ACCORD MODEL "F4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"

TWO
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWELS

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALL
1988-1989 Models Only

LONG
SOLID
DOWEL

9S

PF4

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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HONDA PRELUDE
AND ACCORD
MODEL "F4"

HONDA PRELUDE AND ACCORD MODEL "F4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"
RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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HONDA PRELUDE
AND ACCORD
MODEL "F4"

HONDA PRELUDE AND ACCORD MODEL "F4"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

FLUID
SCREEN

TWO LONG
HOLLOW
DOWELS

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL

RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

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HONDA PRELUDE
AND ACCORD
MODEL "F4"

SERVO VALVE BODY

CAUTION:
The Servo Release Check Valve is
staked into the servo valve body as
shown, but it can fall out or can be
blown out during cleaning process.
SERVO RELEASE
CHECK VALVE

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HONDA ACCORD
MODELS "PX4B" "APX4"
"MPOA" "AOYA" "BOYA"

HONDA ACCORD MODELS "PX4B" "APX4" "MPOA" "AYOA" "BOYA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

FLUID
SCREEN

12

PX4-00

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS
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HONDA ACCORD
MODELS "PX4B" "APX4"
"MPOA" "AOYA" "BOYA"

HONDA ACCORD MODELS "PX4B" "APX4" "MPOA" "AOYA" "BOYA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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HONDA ACCORD
MODELS "PX4B" "APX4"
"MPOA" "AOYA" "BOYA"

HONDA ACCORD MODELS "PX4B" "APX4" "MPOA" "AOYA" "BOYA"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

FLUID
SCREEN

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL
RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

A O8

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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HONDA ACCORD
MODELS "PX4B" "APX4"
"MPOA" "AOYA" "BOYA"

HONDA ACCORD MODELS "PX4B" "APX4" "MPOA" "AOYA" "BOYA"


ACCUMULATOR BODY
ACCUMULATOR
BODY COVER

1ST ACCUMULATOR
CHOKE VALVE

Not Necessary
To Remove

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL BALL

BOTTOM VIEW

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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HOLLOW
DOWEL

HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "CA"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "CA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

7S

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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MODEL "CA"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "CA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"
RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "CA"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "CA"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

FLUID
SCREEN

TWO LONG
HOLLOW
DOWELS

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL

RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "CA"

SERVO VALVE BODY

CAUTION:
The Servo Release Check Valve is
staked into the servo valve body as
shown, but it can fall out or can be
blown out during cleaning process.
SERVO RELEASE
CHECK VALVE

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MOST SERVO VALVE BODIES WILL HAVE THIS CHECK VALVE.

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "L4", "ML4A"
1988 Model Only

1988 HONDA CIVIC MODEL "L4", "ML4A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"

RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PL4

B 1

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

LONG
SOLID
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

FLUID
SCREEN

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "L4", "ML4A"
1988 Model Only

1988 HONDA CIVIC MODEL "L4", "ML4A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "L4", "ML4A"
1988 Model Only

1988 HONDA CIVIC MODEL "L4", "ML4A"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING
(Valve in First)

TWO SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWELS

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

TWO LONG
HOLLOW
DOWELS

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY
5.5mm (.216") DIA.
STEEL CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALL
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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "L4", "ML4A"
89-90 Model Only

1989-1990 HONDA CIVIC MODEL "L4", "ML4A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"

RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING
Valve In First

PP6

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALL

TWO
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWELS

FLUID
SCREEN

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "L4", "ML4A"
89-90 Model Only

1989-1990 HONDA CIVIC MODEL "L4", "ML4A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "L4", "ML4A"
89-90 Model Only

1989-1990 HONDA CIVIC MODEL "L4", "ML4A"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
RELIEF VALVE
AND SPRING
(Valve in First)

TWO SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWELS

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALLS

PP6

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

Y
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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "M24A"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "M24A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

92

15

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

P24
E-8

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "M24A"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "M24A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "M24A"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "M24A"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

RELIEF VALVES
AND SPRINGS

1ST ACCUM.
CHOKE VALVE
5.5mm (.216") DIA.
STEEL CHECKBALLS

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

FLUID
SCREEN

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "A4RA"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "A4RA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

1ST ACCUMULATOR
CHOKE VALVE

P4R1

FLUID
SCREEN

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "A4RA"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "A4RA"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA CIVIC
MODEL "A4RA"

HONDA CIVIC MODEL "A4RA"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
RELIEF VALVES
AND SPRINGS

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

22

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

P4R 2

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Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Early MODEL "K4"

HONDA PRELUDE "Early" MODEL "K4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

ONE FLUID
SCREEN

S 2

PK4

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS
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Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Early MODEL "K4"

HONDA PRELUDE "Early" MODEL "K4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Early MODEL "K4"

HONDA PRELUDE "Early" MODEL "K4"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
5.5mm (.216")
CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

PK4

TWO
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWELS

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

TWO FLUID
SCREENS

5.5mm (.216")
CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

LONG
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Early MODEL "K4"

SERVO VALVE BODY

CAUTION:
The Servo Release Check Valve is
staked into the servo valve body as
shown, but it can fall out or can be
blown out during cleaning process.
SERVO RELEASE
CHECK VALVE

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MOST SERVO VALVE BODIES WILL HAVE THIS CHECK VALVE.

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Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Late MODEL "K4"

HONDA PRELUDE "Late" MODEL "K4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

TWO FLUID
SCREENS

S 2

PK4A

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Late MODEL "K4"

HONDA PRELUDE "Late" MODEL "K4"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Late MODEL "K4"

HONDA PRELUDE "Late" MODEL "K4"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PK4

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

FLUID
SCREEN

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216")
CHECKBALL
AND SPRING

TWO LONG
HOLLOW
DOWELS

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
Late MODEL "K4"

SERVO VALVE BODY

CAUTION:
The Servo Release Check Valve is
staked into the servo valve body as
shown, but it can fall out or can be
blown out during cleaning process.
SERVO RELEASE
CHECK VALVE

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MOST SERVO VALVE BODIES WILL HAVE THIS CHECK VALVE.

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Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
MODEL "PY8A"

HONDA PRELUDE MODEL "PY8A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "TOP VIEW"
SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PY8

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

FLUID
SCREEN

LONG
SOLID
DOWEL

5.5mm (.216") DIAMETER


STEEL CHECKBALLS

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HONDA PRELUDE
MODEL "PY8A"

HONDA PRELUDE MODEL "PY8A"


MAIN VALVE BODY "BOTTOM VIEW"

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

HONDA PRELUDE
MODEL "PY8A"

HONDA PRELUDE MODEL "PY8A"


"PRESSURE REGULATOR" AND "SECONDARY" VALVE BODY
PRESSURE REGULATOR
VALVE BODY

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

SHORT
HOLLOW
DOWEL

PK4

FLUID
SCREEN
5.5mm (.216") DIA.
STEEL CHECKBALL

SECONDARY
VALVE BODY

TWO LONG
HOLLOW
DOWELS

5.5mm (.216") DIA.


STEEL CHECKBALL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume I

HONDA
PASSPORT
(4L30-E)

HONDA PASSPORT CHECKBALL LOCATIONS


4L30-E OVERDRIVE CASE

REVERSE SHUTTLE
CHECKBALL
(Some Models Only)

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Import Volume I

HONDA
PASSPORT
(4L30-E)

HONDA PASSPORT CHECKBALL LOCATIONS


4L30-E MAIN VALVE BODY

3RD CLUTCH
CHECKBALL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume I

HONDA
PASSPORT
(4L30-E)

HONDA PASSPORT CHECKBALL LOCATIONS


4L30-E MAIN CASE
D-3-2 SHUTTLE
CHECKBALL

3RD CLUTCH
QUICK DUMP
CHECKBALL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

F3A/KF-100

F3A/KF-100 TRANSAXLE
"UPPER" VALVE BODY AND CASE

DIRECT CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE,
REVERSE ONLY
(No Spring)

CONVERTER PRESSURE
RELIEF BALL AND SPRING

TRANSAXLE CASE

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

F3A/KF-100

F3A/KF-100 TRANSAXLE
"LOWER" VALVE BODY
SERVO RELEASE
ORIFICE AND SPRING

THROTTLE PRESSURE
RELIEF BALL AND SPRING

DIRECT CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE
AND SPRING
(3rd Gear Only)

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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-HL

MAZDA G4A-HL
"REAR" CONTROL VALVE BODY
ORIFICE AND CHECKBALL LOCATIONS
CONVERTER RELIEF
BALL AND SPRING
.250" DIA. STEEL

REVERSE CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.063")
AND SPRING

FORWARD CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.078")
AND SPRING

LOW/REV CLUTCH
EXHAUST ORIFICE (.039")
AND SPRING
Some Models Only

.250" DIAMETER
RUBBER BALL
LOW/REV CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.079")
AND SPRING

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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-HL

MAZDA G4A-HL
"MAIN" CONTROL VALVE BODY, REAR BODY SIDE
ORIFICE AND CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

COAST CLUTCH
DRIVE RANGE
FEED ORIFICE (.079")
AND SPRING

COAST CLUTCH
MANUAL 1 & 2
FEED ORIFICE (.059")
AND SPRING
.250" DIAMETER
RUBBER BALL

FLUID
SCREEN
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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-HL

MAZDA G4A-HL
"MAIN" CONTROL VALVE BODY, PREMAIN BODY SIDE
ORIFICE AND CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

.250" DIAMETER
RUBBER BALLS

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-HL

MAZDA G4A-HL
"PREMAIN" CONTROL VALVE BODY, MAIN BODY SIDE
ORIFICE AND CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

2/4 BAND
FEED ORIFICE (.047")
AND SPRING

COAST CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.039")
AND SPRING

THROTTLE PRESSURE
RELIEF BALL AND SPRING

3/4 CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.047")
AND SPRING

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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-HL

MAZDA G4A-HL
"PREMAIN" CONTROL VALVE BODY, FRONT BODY SIDE
ORIFICE AND CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

.250" DIAMETER
RUBBER BALLS

F U SO

A 7 26
6

X4

TA76

C
#1
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

We wish to thank the following for supplying the actual


valve bodies that have made these illustrations possible.

LORY
TRANSMISSION
PARTS
2414 SW 8TH STREET
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33135
Toll Free (800) 966-4621
Phone (305) 642-4621
Fax
(305) 541-1444

INDEPENDENT TRANSMISSION SERVICE


5846 SW 68TH STREET
SOUTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 33143
Phone (305) 666-3544
Phone (305) 666-4208
Fax
(305) 666-8238
Ask for Mario Aristides

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
F4A-EL

MAZDA F4A-EL
MAIN VALVE BODY

FLUID
SCREEN
.236" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALL
REVERSE CLUTCH FEED

.236" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALL
THIRD CIRCUIT FEED

FLUID
SCREENS

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
F4A-EL

MAZDA F4A-EL
LOWER VALVE BODY AND THROTTLE VALVE BODY
.236" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALL
FORWARD CLUTCH FEED

.236" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALL
LOW/REVERSE SHUTTLE

.236" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALL
COAST CLUTCH FEED
.250" DIAMETER
STEEL CHECKBALL
AND SPRING FOR
THROTTLE VALVE LIMIT

SCREEN SNAPS
INTO SPACER PLATE

SPACER
PLATE
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-EL

MAZDA G4A-EL
PREMAIN VALVE BODY "COVER SIDE"

3/4 CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE
(.031" - .071")

20
4D

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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-EL

MAZDA G4A-EL
PREMAIN VALVE BODY "MAIN BODY SIDE"
THROTTLE PRESSURE
RELIEF BALL AND SPRING
3/4 BAND APPLY
ORIFICE (.077")

FORWARD CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.077")

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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-EL

MAZDA G4A-EL
MAIN VALVE BODY "PREMAIN BODY SIDE"

CONVERTER PRESSURE
RELIEF BALL AND SPRING
(Ball Down First)

2/4 BAND APPLY


ORIFICE (.031")
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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-EL

MAZDA G4A-EL
MAIN VALVE BODY "REAR BODY SIDE"

MANUAL 1ST/REVERSE
SHUTTLE BALL
MANUAL 1ST/REVERSE
FEED ORIFICE
(.079" - .117")

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Import Volume II

MAZDA
G4A-EL

MAZDA G4A-EL
REAR VALVE BODY

COAST CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.039")

REAR CLUTCH
FEED ORIFICE (.039")

LOW/REVERSE
EXHAUST ORIFICE (.077")
(Eliminated in 90-Up Models)

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
GF4A-EL
7 Solenoid

MAZDA GF4A-EL, 7 SOLENOID


PREMAIN VALVE BODY "COVER SIDE", AND COVER

PREMAIN
COVER

.250" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALLS

E
F

FU
9C

20
4D

D-5

F
E
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
GF4A-EL
7 Solenoid

MAZDA GF4A-EL, 7 SOLENOID


PREMAIN VALVE BODY "MAIN BODY SIDE"

FLUID
SCREEN

.250" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALLS

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
GF4A-EL
7 Solenoid

MAZDA GF4A-EL, 7 SOLENOID


MAIN VALVE BODY "PREMAIN BODY SIDE"

.250" DIAMETER
RUBBER CHECKBALL

FLUID
SCREEN

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
GF4A-EL
7 Solenoid

MAZDA GF4A-EL, 7 SOLENOID


MAIN VALVE BODY "REAR BODY SIDE"

11

4L

FLUID
SCREEN

.250" DIA. RUBBER


CHECKBALLS

.250" DIA. RUBBER


CHECKBALLS

FLUID
SCREENS
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Import Volume II

MAZDA
GF4A-EL
7 Solenoid

MAZDA GF4A-EL, 7 SOLENOID


REAR VALVE BODY "MAIN BODY SIDE"

FLUID
SCREENS
.250" DIA. RUBBER
CHECKBALLS

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MAZDA
N4A-EL

MAZDA N4A-EL
LOWER VALVE BODY "UPPER BODY SIDE"
THROTTLE RELIEF
BALL .250" STEEL
AND SPRING

PLUG (No Orifice)


AND SPRING

FEED ORIFICE "B"


(.087") AND SPRING
FEED ORIFICE "A"
(.071") AND SPRING

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Import Volume II

MAZDA
N4A-EL

MAZDA N4A-EL
LOWER VALVE BODY "COVER SIDE"
FEED ORIFICE "E"
(.043") AND SPRING
FEED ORIFICE "D"
(.059") AND SPRING
FEED ORIFICE "C"
(.071") AND SPRING

FEED ORIFICE "F"


(.039") AND SPRING

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Import Volume II

MITSUBISHI
KM 170
KM 171
KM 172

MITSUBISHI KM171
"UPPER" VALVE BODY CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

SEPERATES T.V. AND


LINE PRESSURE
6.35mm (.250") DIA.
2ND GEAR ORIFICE
CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIA.

3RD/REVERSE
SHUTTLE BALL
6.35mm (.250") DIA.

REVERSE ORIFICE
CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIA.

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Import Volume II

MITSUBISHI
KM 170
KM 171
KM 172

MITSUBISHI KM171
INTERMEDIATE PLATE "UPPER" VALVE BODY SIDE
CHECKBALL LOCATIONS
SOLENOID
FILTER
Lock-Up Models Only

LOW RELIEF
BALL AND SPRING

SPRING FREE LENGTH = .485"


CHECKBALL DIAMETER = .250"

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Import Volume II

MITSUBISHI
KM 170
KM 171
KM 172

MITSUBISHI KM171
INTERMEDIATE PLATE "LOWER" VALVE BODY SIDE
CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

LINE PRESSURE
BALL AND SPRING

SPRING FREE LENGTH = .670"


CHECKBALL DIAMETER = .250"

3A/T 1
N/D CONTROL CHECKBALLS
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

We wish to thank the following for supplying the actual


valve bodies that have made these illustrations possible.

LORY
TRANSMISSION
PARTS
2414 SW 8TH STREET
MIAMI, FLORIDA 33135
Toll Free (800) 966-4621
Phone (305) 642-4621
Fax
(305) 541-1444

INDEPENDENT TRANSMISSION SERVICE


5846 SW 68TH STREET
SOUTH MIAMI, FLORIDA 33143
Phone (305) 666-3544
Phone (305) 666-4208
Fax
(305) 666-8238
Ask for Mario Aristides

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MITSUBISHI
KM 175
KM 176
KM 177

MITSUBISHI KM175, KM176, KM177


"UPPER" VALVE BODY CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

FORWARD CLUTCH ORIFICE


CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER TEFLON
NEUTRAL - REVERSE
CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL
NEUTRAL/DRIVE
PLATE

STOPPER PLATES
DIRECT CLUTCH ORIFICE
CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL

FORWARD CLUTCH EXHAUST


ORIFICE CONTROL BALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL

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Import Volume II

MITSUBISHI
KM 175
KM 176
KM 177

MITSUBISHI KM175, KM176, KM177


INTERMEDIATE PLATE "LOWER" VALVE BODY SIDE
CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

LINE PRESSURE
BALL AND SPRING

FILTER

END CLUTCH ORIFICE


CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MITSUBISHI
F4A3
W4A3

MITSUBISHI F4A3, W4A3


"UPPER" VALVE BODY CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

FORWARD CLUTCH ORIFICE


CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER TEFLON
NEUTRAL - REVERSE
CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL
NEUTRAL/DRIVE
PLATE

STOPPER PLATES
DIRECT CLUTCH ORIFICE
CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL

FORWARD CLUTCH EXHAUST


ORIFICE CONTROL BALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MITSUBISHI
F4A3
W4A3

MITSUBISHI F4A3, W4A3


INTERMEDIATE PLATE "LOWER" VALVE BODY SIDE
CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

LINE PRESSURE
BALL AND SPRING

FILTER

END CLUTCH ORIFICE


CONTROL CHECKBALL
6.35mm (.250") DIAMETER STEEL

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MXI7
SPRINT
SUZUKI & GEO

MX17 SPRINT, SUZUKI & GEO


"UPPER" VALVE BODY
CHECKBALL LOCATIONS

NO. 3

NO. 4

NO. 1

NO. 2

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

MXI7
SPRINT
SUZUKI & GEO

MX17 SPRINT, SUZUKI & GEO


"LOWER" VALVE BODY
BY-PASS VALVE LOCATION

COOLER BY-PASS
VALVE AND SPRING

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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

SAAB
ZF4HP-18

SAAB HYDRAULIC ZF4HP-18


MAIN VALVE BODY "TRANSFER PLATE SIDE"
BRIGHT SILVER
.068" Cup Down

DARK COPPER
.031" Cup Up

102

BRIGHT SILVER
.024" Cup Down

.235" DIAMETER
PLASTIC CHECKBALL

DULL SILVER
.060" Cup Down

BRIGHT COPPER
.031" Cup Up

DULL SILVER
.028" Cup Up
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

SAAB
ZF4HP-18

3 3 5121 0 4

10 5 04 2 6 131

SAAB HYDRAULIC ZF4HP-18


MAIN VALVE BODY "LOWER BODY SIDE"

137
.235" DIAMETER
PLASTIC CHECKBALLS
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

SAAB
ZF4HP-18

SAAB HYDRAULIC ZF4HP-18


CHANNEL PLATE "MAIN BODY SIDE"

DULL SILVER
.060" Cup Down

DULL SILVER
.028" Cup Down

104

.235" DIAMETER
PLASTIC CHECKBALL
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CHECKBALL BOOK
Import Volume II

VOLVO/SAAB
AW 50-42LE

VOLVO/SAAB AW50-42LE
"REAR" VALVE BODY

PRESSURE RELIEF
VALVE AND SPRING

CHECK VALVE
AND SPRING

Not Used In Mid 1995


And Later Models

REQUIRES FOUR RUBBER CHECKBALLS


5.0mm (.197") IN DIAMETER

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VOLVO/SAAB
AW 50-42LE

VOLVO/SAAB AW50-42LE
"CENTER" VALVE BODY, "FRONT" SIDE

4 SMALL
FILTER
SCREENS

LARGE
FILTER
SCREEN

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VOLVO/SAAB
AW 50-42LE

VOLVO/SAAB AW50-42LE
"CENTER" VALVE BODY, "REAR" SIDE

Not Used In
All Models
CHECK VALVE
ASSEMBLY

BYPASS VALVE
AND SPRING

If the spacer plate has only one


small hole over either location
DO NOT install a checkball.

This checkball can go in


either location indicated
by the arrows.

CHECK VALVE
AND SPRING

If the spacer plate has one large


and one small hole over location
INSTALL a checkball.

REQUIRES SEVEN RUBBER CHECKBALLS


5.0mm (.197") IN DIAMETER

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PASSAT
096-097

VOLKSWAGON PASSAT 096-097


MAIN VALVE BODY "CASE SIDE"
.295" STEEL BALL
AND THEN SEAT

.295" STEEL BALL


AND THEN SEAT

.235" DIAMETER
STEEL CHECKBALL

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PASSAT
096-097

VOLKSWAGON PASSAT 096-097


MAIN VALVE BODY TRANSFER PLATE

.235" DIAMETER
RELIEF BALL
AND SPRING

.235" DIAMETER
RELIEF BALL
AND SPRING

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AUDI/VW
01M

AUDI/VW "01M"
UPPER CHANNEL PLATE
Phase II "All Models"

4
6mm (.236")
Diameter

FREE LENGTH = .276"


SPRING DIAMETER = .182"
WIRE DIAMETER = .008"

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AUDI/VW
01M

AUDI/VW "01M"
VALVE BODY
7mm (.275")
Diameter
With Retainer

Phase II "Early Only"

6mm (.236")
Diameter
Not used in
all models

1
6mm (.236")
Diameter
3

Not used in
all models

7mm (.275")
Diameter
(Some Models
Have Retainer)

NOTE: there should be only One 6mm


checkball, in one location or the other.
Retaining Pin
Length = 1.061"
Diameter = .085"
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AUDI/VW
01M

AUDI/VW "01M"
VALVE BODY
7mm (.275")
Diameter
With Retainer
2

Phase II "Late Only"

1
6mm (.236")
Diameter
3

7mm (.275")
Diameter
(Some Models
Have Retainer)

6mm (.236")
Diameter
Retaining Pin
Length = 1.061"
Diameter = .085"
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