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2006 - 2009 Cadillac XLR-V: 6L80 Transmission Specifications

Below is a listing of specifications for the 6L80 Transmission used in the 2006 - 2009 Cadillac XLR-V:

Fastener Specifications

ApplicationRef No.QuantitySizeSpecification
MetricEnglish
Case Extension Stud to Case Extension 17 2 M10x1.5 15 Y 11 lb ft
Case Extension to Case Assembly 16 6 M10x1.5x40 55 Y 41 lb ft
Control Solenoid Valve Assembly and Control Valve Lower Body Assembly to Control Valve Upper Body Assembly 310 6 M5x0.8x55 8 Y 71 lb in
Control Solenoid Valve Assembly and Control Valve Lower Body Assembly to Control Valve Upper Body Assembly 309 10 M5x0.8x45 8 Y 71 lb in
Control Solenoid Valve Heat Sink to Valve Body 312 2 M5x0.8x53 8 Y 71 lb in
Control Valve Upper Body Assembly to Control Valve Lower Body Assembly 301 12 M5x0.8x36 8 Y 71 lb in
Control (with Body and Valve) Valve Assembly to Case Assembly 22 6 M5x0.8x73 8 Y 71 lb in
Fluid Pan Assembly to Case Assembly 30 18 M6x1.0x20 9 Y 80 lb in
Trans Oil Level Check Plug to Fluid Pan Assembly 31 1 M12x1.75 25 Y 18 lb ft
Fluid Pump Cover Assembly to Torque Converter Housing 231 13 M6 1.0x40 11 Y 97 lb in
Input and Output Speed Sensor Assembly to Control Valve Upper Body Assembly 302 2 M6x1.0x20 12 Y 106 lb in
Line Pressure Test Hole Plug to Torque Converter Housing 202 1 1/8–27 NPTF 11 Y 97 lb in
Manual Shaft Detent Assembly to Valve Body 23 1 M6x1.0x14.5 12 Y 106 lb in
Torque Converter Housing Assembly to Case Assembly 3 9 M10x1.5x50 72 Y 53 lb ft
*Reference number refers to the component callout number in Disassembled Views

Transmission General Specifications

Name6L80
RPO Codes MYC
Production Location Ypsilanti, Michigan (USA)
Transmission Drive Rear Wheel Drive
1st Gear Ratio 4.027
2nd Gear Ratio 2.364
3rd Gear Ratio 1.532
4th Gear Ratio 1.152
5th Gear Ratio 0.852
6th Gear Ratio 0.667
Reverse 3.064
Torque Converter Size– Diameter of Torque Converter Turbine 258/300 mm
Pressure Taps Line Pressure
Transmission Fluid Type DEXRON VI®
Transmission Type: 6 Six Forward Gears
Transmission Type: L Longitude Mount
Transmission Type: 80 Product Series
Position Quadrant P, R, N, D, S (some models)
Case Material Die Cast Aluminum
Transmission Net Weight– Approximate 100 kg (220 lb)
Maximum Trailer Towing Capacity Refer to applicable owner's manual

Fluid Capacity Specifications

ApplicationSpecification
MetricEnglish
Pan Removal– Approximate Capacity 6.2 liters 6.5 quarts
Overhaul– Approximate Capacity (STSV/XLRV) 9.5 liters 10 quarts
Overhaul– Approximate Capacity (Corvette) 11.8 liters 12.5 quarts
Complete Trans System Fluid Capacity (STSV) 10.01 liters 10.58 quarts
Complete Trans System Fluid Capacity (XLRV) 10.32 liters 10.91 quarts
Complete Trans System Fluid Capacity (Corvette) 12.53 liters 13.24 quarts

Fluid Pump Selective Specifications

Size ClassificationThickness (mm)Thickness (in)

Note:

  • Rotor and slide must be chosen from the same size classification as the oil pump body.
  • Allowable rotor and slide to fluid pump body end play is as follows:
    Specification
    • Slide to Fluid Pump Body End Play — 0.020–0.051 mm (0.0008–0.0020 in)
    • Rotor to Fluid Pump Body End Play — 0.020–0.051 mm (0.0008–0.0020 in)

The fluid pump assembly has selective rotor and slide components. These components are chosen based on pump body dimensions. Fluid pump rotor and slide components are available in three size classifications (1, 2, 3) with the following tolerances:

Rotor Selection
1 17.948–17.961 0.7066–0.7071
2 17.961–17.974 0.7071–0.7076
3 17.974–17.987 0.7076–0.7081
Slide Selection
1 17.948–17.961 0.7066–0.7071
2 17.961–17.974 0.7071–0.7076
3 17.974–17.987 0.7076–0.7081

3–5 Reverse Clutch

Clutch Pack Travel Specification – 1.21–1.79 mm (0.048–0.070 in)
Retaining Ring ThicknessO.D. Color
MetricEnglish

Note: After measuring clutch pack travel, determine if the measurement is within the specification. If the measurement is not within the specification, measure the thickness of the existing retaining ring, and then choose a thicker or thinner retaining ring that will bring the measurement within specification.

1.61–1.71 mm 0.063–0.067 in Gray
1.88–1.98 mm 0.074–0.078 in Light Green
2.15–2.25 mm 0.085–0.089 in Yellow
2.42–2.52 mm 0.095–0.099 in None
2.69–2.79 mm 0.106–0.110 in Purple

1–2–3–4 Clutch

Clutch Pack Travel Specification – 1.53–1.99 mm (0.060–0.078 in)
Retaining Ring ThicknessO.D. Color
MetricEnglish

Note: After measuring clutch pack travel, determine if the measurement is within the specification. If the measurement is not within the specification, measure the thickness of the existing retaining ring, and then choose a thicker or thinner retaining ring that will bring the measurement within specification.

2.42–2.52 mm 0.095–0.099 in None
2.69–2.79 mm 0.106–0.110 in Purple
2.96–3.06 mm 0.117–0.120 in Light Blue
3.23–3.33 mm 0.127–0.131 in Orange
3.50–3.60 mm 0.138–0.142 in White

4–5–6 Clutch

Clutch Pack Travel Specification – 1.28–1.89 mm (0.050–0.074 in)
Retaining Ring ThicknessO.D. Color
MetricEnglish
Note: After measuring clutch pack travel, determine if the measurement is within the specification. If the measurement is not within the specification, measure the thickness of the existing retaining ring, and then choose a thicker or thinner retaining ring that will bring the measurement within specification.
1.60–1.70 mm 0.063–0.067 in Yellow
2.02–2.12 mm 0.080–0.083 in None
2.44–2.54 mm 0.096–0.100 in Purple

Low/Reverse Clutch

Clutch Pack Travel Specification – 1.30–2.07 mm (0.051–0.081 in)
Retaining Ring ThicknessO.D. Color
MetricEnglish

Note: After measuring clutch pack travel, determine if the measurement is within the specification. If the measurement is not within the specification, measure the thickness of the existing retaining ring, and then choose a thicker or thinner retaining ring that will bring the measurement within specification.

1.85–1.95 mm 0.073–0.077 in Yellow
2.26–2.36 mm 0.089–0.093 in None
2.67–2.77 mm 0.105–0.109 in Purple

Transmission ID and VIN Derivative Location (6L80)

1614691

(1) Model Year
(2) Model Code
(3) Transmission Family
(4) Transmission Assembly Number
(5) Julian date
(6) Sequential Serial Number
(7) Source Code
(8) Broadcast Code
(9) Bar Code
(10) Transmission I.D

 

 

 

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