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Ship Direct To Repair Shop
We provide an out-the-door price, with shipping, for a replacement remanufactured 4L80E transmission direct to the repair shop.
5L40E Transmissions At Wholesale Prices
At Street Smart, we provide remanufactured transmissions shipped factory direct at wholesale prices to save you money.
Ships with Synthetic Fluid
Ships with Pennzoil Platinum LV Multi-Vehicle ATF Synthetic Transmission Fluid
Buy Factory Direct and Save!
Save an average of $350 – $1200 than buying through a dealer or repair shop!
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How Street Smart Transmission Works
1. Request An Estimate
Select your vehicle above to receive estimate. We will display an out-the-door price for a replacement remanufactured transmission, along with local installation estimate, shipped free to one of our recommended installers or your mechanic.
2. Order Factory Direct & Save
Buy factory direct wholesale and save an average $350 to $1200 vs. buying through shops or dealers. Special Financing available through PayPal Credit. All transmissions come with a 3 year, unlimited mile, parts and labor, nationwide warranty.
3. Free Ship + No Core Charge
*Residential delivery add $200. We do not ship to AK, HI, PR or International.
**Excluding Dodge Diesel 48RE, 65RFE & 68RFE models.
4. Free Core Pickup
Your mechanic installs your new transmission, and places your old transmission (core) into our reusable shipping container. You let us know when your vehicle is done, and we’ll send a truck to pick up the core free, within 24 hours.
Our 5L40E Updates and Upgrades
► Remanufactured pump, with new line bore bushings to eliminate leaks and provide superior flow and durability.
► Remanufactured valve body, with complete system correction and recalibration kit, improves pressure control and shift quality.
► Fully remanufactured torque converter is tested for leaks, lock-up, concentricity, and balance. Upgrades exceed OE requirements and eliminate the possibilities of front seal leaks, premature bushing wear, and vibration.
► All new, bushings installed in key locations to improve internal fluid flow control and fluid pressures.
► Complete system correction and recalibration kit installed to address several OE flaws. Modifications include updates to servos, the PR system, and valve body accumulators.
► Complete road simulation using a dynamometer testing program called C.A.R.S. (Computer Aided Road Simulation). Every transmission is cold and hot tested before shipment.
5L40E Vehicle Applications
How Many Variations of the 5L40E?
There are many different variations (so we have over 60 different part numbers!). Each one for a different engine size (bellhousing) and varying electronic and solenoid systems for different years.
Only certain models will interchange with others, which is why we ask for your 17-digit VIN# when you order so we are 100% sure it is the matching unit for your vehicle!
5L40 Series Applications:
2004–2006 Cadillac CTS (RWD)
2005–2006 Cadillac STS (RWD)
2004–2006 Cadillac SRX (RWD)
2008–2009 Pontiac G8 (RWD)
2004–2006 Cadillac CTS (AWD)
2004–2006 Cadillac STS (AWD)
2004–2006 Cadillac SRX (AWD)
2006 Pontiac Solstice (Not avail)
2007 Saturn Sky (Not avail)
BMW 3 Series (Inquire for price)
BMW 5 Series (Inquire for price)
BMW Z3 (Inquire for price)
BMW X5 (Inquire for price)
5L40E Series Applications:
5L50 Series Applications:
2004–2006 Cadillac XLR
2005–2006 Cadillac STS
2004–2006 Cadillac SRX
Remanufactured 5L40E vs. Rebuilt or Used
3 Year, Unlimited Miles Nationwide Warranty
Parts & Labor Coverage
Our commitment to delivering excellent service doesn’t end at the closing of the sale! Should you have any questions or concerns about your Street Smart transmission, our Product Support Team is only a phone call away.
So what does a No Hassle Warranty really mean?
• You’re covered for 3 years, unlimited miles.
• Your warranty attaches to your vehicle and transfers to new owners.
• You’re covered anywhere in the continental United States.
• You’re back on the road fast; we send you a replacement transmission. as soon as your warranty diagnosis submitted!
• We pay labor to the shop installing your replacement transmission.
Labor Warranty Defined: Up to $50/hour MItchell book hours for removal and re-installation. Must be initially installed at an auto repair shop for labor warranty to be valid. Auto repair shop is defined as repair shop whose primary business is automotive repair and provides auto repair service to the general public, and the initial install is done on a repair order.
Commercial Application Defined: Vehicles of larger than one ton (F450/F550, 4500/5500 series, motorhomes), transportation for hire (taxis, shuttles, bus, limo) delivery service, business-owned commercial-use vehicles, police/emergency vehicles, tow trucks.
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5L40E Diagnostic Trouble Codes
|P0711||Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance|
|P0712||Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input|
|P0713||Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input|
|P0714||Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Intermittent P0715|
|P0715||Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit|
|P0716||Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Range/PerformanceÂ|
|P0717||Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit No Signal|
|P0718||Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Intermittent|
|P0720||Output Speed Sensor Circuit|
|P0721||Output Speed Sensor Circuit Range/Performance|
|P0723||Output Speed Sensor Circuit Intermittent|
|P0729||Gear 6 Incorrect Ratio|
|P0730||Incorrect Gear Ratio|
|P0731||Gear 1 Incorrect Ratio|
|P0732||Gear 2 Incorrect Ratio|
|P0734||Gear 4 Incorrect Ratio|
|P0735||Gear 5 Incorrect Ratio|
|P0740||Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Malfunction|
|P0741||Torque Converter Clutch Circuit|
|P0742||Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Stuck On|
|P0744||Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Intermittent|
|P0748||Pressure Control Solenoid 'A' Electrical|
|P0750||Shift Solenoid 'A'|
|P0753||Shift Solenoid 'A' Electrical|
|P0755||Shift Solenoid 'B'|
|P0758||Shift Solenoid 'B' Electrical|
|P0767||Shift Solenoid 'D' Stuck On|
|P0850||Park/Neutral Switch Input Circuit|
|P0897||Transmission Fluid Deteriorated|
|P0973||Shift Solenoid A Control Circuit Low|
|P0976||Shift Solenoid B Control Circuit Low|
|P0977||Shift Solenoid B Control Circuit High|
|P0979||Shift Solenoid C Control Circuit Low|
|P0980||Shift Solenoid C Control Circuit High|
|P0982||Shift Solenoid D Control Circuit Low|
|P0983||Shift Solenoid D Control Circuit High|
|P0984||Shift Solenoid E Control Circuit Range/Performance|
The 5L40-E and 5L50 are a series of automatic transmissions made by General Motors. Designed for longitudinal engine configurations, the series includes 5 forward gears and is used in the GM Sigma platform vehicles from Cadillac and the Pontiac Solstice and certain BMW models.
The electronically controlled transmission is designed around a fully articulated Ravigneaux gearset that is controlled by electronically timed application of several range-specific hydraulic clutches, in combination with mechanical one-way sprag clutches. The 5L40E unit’s centerpiece is an automatic overdrive which supersedes the French-made 4L30E four-speed automatic light-duty gearboxes, and like them features a torque converter clutch to eliminate slipping losses in select forward ranges. It is assembled in Strasbourg, France.
The 5L40/50 series was replaced in 2007 with the 6L50 six-speed.
The 5L40-E was designated in either “M82” (rear-wheel drive) or “MX5” (all-wheel drive) versions for service in BMW vehicles from 2000 model year until the design was superseded by (for BMW) the 6L45E and (for all others) the 6L50E series electronic automatic transmissions in 2007 . It is designed for service in vehicles up to 4000 lb (1814 kg) GVWR and in service was mated to a selection of final drive ratios 3.42:1, 3.73:1, or 3.91:1 depending on the carline. The 5L40-E had been designed for 1.8–3.6 L engines with a maximum of 250 ft·lbf (340 N·m) of torque. It was underrated when used in combination of M57D30 engines. As the M57D30 rated torque output of 390/410Nm.
The 5L50 is engineered to handle the stresses from vehicles weighing up to 5000 lb (2268 kg) GVWR. Final drive ratios include 2.93:1 and 3.23:1. The 5L50 can handle up to 311 ft·lbf (422 N·m) of torque.