Originally Posted by 614blazer
yes u have to drop the trans pan you may have too drop ur crossmember out too but i didnt on my 98 blazer 4x4 just need an extention and a socket believ the trans bolts are a 10mm and the shift cable bolts are a 8mm drop the pan and trans fluid will spill out easy way to drain the fluid is too loosen the bolts on one side and take out the other side all the way out. then take the retainer clip holding the shift cable to the holer and slide it out. after pan is droped and fluid drain it will drip fluid here and there so use a pan to catch it . and the seliod is up toward the front there is two of them id just replace both one control 1-2 shift and the second 3-4 shift i forget what one exactly is for 1-2 i think the one one the driver side is dont hold against me. to get it out pop the eletrical connector off make sure your carefull they can break easy learn from me and last pry the retainer clip holding the selinod in place and it pops right out. do in reverse order to install. you have to replace the trans pan gasket and fluid of corse it takes about 4 qts hope this helps
ok awesome thanks for good explaination. the shift cable is in the tranny as well right? this can be done on floor jack on the garage without have too hard of time i hope?
ive been looking online for the part but it seems there is more than one type of this solenoid... do you remember what yours look like by any chance?