Q: Will a newer 6l80e work in my 07 yukon denali 6.2l

asked by on

I have a 2007 yukon denali 6.2 and going to be replacing the transmission soon and having it tuned my question is if found a very low mileage transmission out of a 2013 chevy truck 4x4 with 5.3 can the new transmission be tuned for my yukon? It looks like the connection is the same for the tcm?

I looked up the two applications. The two transmissions are internally different and, in particular, the transmission control module and PCM on your 2007 Yukon will not be compatible with the controls (hardware and software) used on the 2013 Chevrolet truck transmission. If you are looking for a transmission for your 2007 Yukon, simply go to Car-Part.com and you will find an EXACT match for your car and there are many listed for sale. Transmission swaps on modern computer controlled vehicles must be exact matches, right down to the tag ID, because if you attempt to use a transmission that is not cataloged as a direct cross reference, you will find that the engine and transmission computers are not interchangeable. Consequently, even if you can get a "different" transmission to physically fit, it will not operate properly and the PCM will spit out error codes. If you are interested in a transmission replacement (OEM to OEM), YourMechanic professionals in certain locales can assist with that. Please simply inquire based on your locale. If you have further questions or concerns, do not hesitate to re-contact YourMechanic.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1,000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. Will a newer 6l80e work in my 07 yukon denali 6.2l

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Reduced engine light is on...could it be the battery or because it needs oil?

Hello. Thank you for writing in. There are several causes for the reduced engine power light to illuminate. Luckily because there is a light on, the computer has detected what the issue is and is trying to communicate that to...

Q: Truck will turn over but won't start

There can be several reasons why your vehicle will not start and quite a few of these reasons can duplicate a lack of fuel. The first thing to check is the fuses and relays for the fuel pump circuit. When...

Q: Car won't start

You may have gotten a defective starter and would need to have power pumped to the starter to make sure it is getting power from the starter relay. If no power is getting to the starter solenoid from the starter...

Related articles

How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...