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I replaced the tranny in my 96 sohc due to a cracked case. I used one from a dohc thinking it didnt matter since it was automatic. Well I found out that there are different trannys for the saturns. I know that I need to go to the yard and get one from a sohc but how can I be sure that I am getting the right geared tranny since I no longer have the old one to go by.

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Yes the sohc and the dohc have different transmissions. you can tell which is which by looking at the head of the engine and by checking the wheel size. the sohc had 14 inch wheels and the dohc had 15 inch wheels. that is why your speedo is off and your engine is laboring. also often there is DOHC on the rear bumper.
find one still in a car and have them pull the right one for you.

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