<br />Kit is designed with 36 tooth 4-5-6 clutch plates. CDT's Billet 4-5-6 clutch hub and intermediate shaft (CDT part number 104690-36) is not included in this kit. This clutch pack provides 14% more surface area than a stock clutch set up.">
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6L90 Level 2, 4-5-6 CLUTCH KIT:
8 Borg Warner® Clutches
7 Lindered Steel Plates
1 Apply Plate
1 Backing Plate
1 Snap Ring
2 Bonded Pistons
CDT456L2/90-P offers 14% more clutch apply area than stock. Lindered is a chemical and heat treatment process that hardens the steel, which results in less wear.
PLEASE NOTE: GM has a transmission that has the same outside dimensions as a 6L90 but uses one less clutch in all the clutch housings compared to a true 6L90. We call this transmission a 6L90LCC (less clutch capacity.) We also sell a performance kit that accommodates this transmission. Please refer to "Stock Clutch Capacity Chart" and "Length of Main Case Chart" on the "Transmission Specs" tab below to determine if you have a 6L90 or 6L90LCC.
Upgraded Parts If you have an early pump cover (stator) that does not utilize anti-rotational tabs on the sealing rings or an early 1-2-3-4/3-5-R clutch housing that does not have the matrix stamp you will need to install a factory upgraded pump cover and clutch housing.
Transmission Tuning Please understand that proper tuning of the TCM and ECM are mandatory. All 6L80/90’s are torque base shifted units. The torque signal is calculated thru the ECM. Therefore, transmission performance & longevity are directly dependent on the delivered torque signal that’s calculated in the ECM. If this is not done properly, you will experience premature transmission failure. We also do not recommend maxing out pressures or deleting torque management completely because it will cause seal failure and/or hard part breakage.
Flushing Cooler & Lines We cannot stress enough the importance of flushing the transmission cooler(s) and lines, even if they are new. We recommend using a Hot Flush Machine Flush Machine or something comparable.
Auxiliary Cooler You need to install a stacked plate auxiliary transmission cooler (not a tube & fin style cooler) rated for 25,000 GVW. The ideal operating temperature for this transmission is 180°or less. These transmissions have a tendency to run very hot – the cooler will lower operating temperature and recovery time which in turn will extend the life of your transmission.
Limited Warranty Statement
Circle D Transmission’s Rebuild Kits carry a 1 year, parts only warranty, exclusively against manufacturer’s defects. Warranty period begins at date of purchase. There is no warranty under the conditions listed below. This includes, but not limited to:
Improperly Tuned (EMC or TCM)
Altered, either by Owner or Their Technician
Torque Converter Failure
Inadequate Flushing of Transmission Cooler
Improper Fluid Level
Water/Engine Coolant in Transmission
Circle D Transmission will not pay for any fluids replaced in the event of a Kit failure.
Under no circumstances shall there be any labor warranty or other warranty coverage on Circle D Transmission Kits beyond the replacement of individual Kit components. We will not provide you with any cash refund except as many be required by law. Consequential and incidental damages are not recoverable under this warranty and are expressly excluded.
There is no warranty on broken parts such as, but not limited to: twisted splines, broken shafts or broken planetaries.
Warranty issues will be considered on an individual basis.