Rotate the metal plate on the back of the unit many times to work the cleaner around. Re-manufactured transmissions also include a much better warranty than rebuilt transmissions; usually compared to 90 days for the rebuilt transmission. Sure you can get firmer shifts by adjusting the throttle control cable, but I suspect that works better on 2. Replace the filter and O-ring and make sure everything is seated well before re-assembling. The change in diameter is about 7.
For a 2-3 shift, the transmission shifts back to 1st gear with the front band while the rear band engages 3rd gear. The actual measurement is done between the tip of the apply lever and the tip of the servo rod. Then re torque the nut 25ft lbs. I like the lockup feature very much. The band strut pictured below stock strut is on left side of picture is subjected to more than 2000 ft lbs. The stock apply lever is a 3. Worked like an absolute dream after I put it in, and shifted much quicker to boot.
Back off adjusting screw 2 turns. If you get no reading you have a break in the internal wire coil. Back off the nut about 5 turns and torque the torx screw to 72 inch lbs. Although the factory recommended a long mileage interval between transmission services, I recommend that you get the A413 automatic transmission serviced every 25,000 miles. Don't forget to re attach the spring to the lever.
There is some circular wear marks there. It is an easy procedure once you see how it is done. What is the one thing that would put you out of business? At this point you have 2 choices. I figure I've been pretty lucky to make it this many miles with relatively little maintenance on it, but would like to get a timeframe as to how long I have to find another one before this one bombs out if I overtightened them. It help to break the rust bond that has formed and relives the stress on the pitman arm.
Keep in mind that these adjustments were done on a '98 24v truck. Greg Perman: more on the effects of the missing return spring on the kickdown rod This missing spring caused shift points to become too high for 1-2 and 2-3 upshifts on my 3. Two trans mechanics before this said I needed a rebuild. I recommend putting a dab of silicone sealant on the holes to keep out moisture once you are done. N now the trans works sumtimes n other times it goes into 3rd but it just revs n doesn't go actually. Next we remove the bolt on the steering gear box that is below the pitman arm.
If you are not familiar with trans repair this can be a task as there are lots of parts in the valve body. An easy test is to have someone very slowly turn the steering wheel back and forth just a little, while you watch the steering box and pitman arm. One of the most popular applications for this transmission was the use in the 1995 — 2001 Dodge Neon. If the front band does not release the 2nd gear clutches before the third gear clutches engage, the transmission binds, which shortens the life of the transmission clutches. Band adjustments for each model year: Note: I am checking these specs, some of them are from old versions of the Haynes manual. It might also not be seated correctly. I was told by a long time tranny mechanic that if your transmission oil pan has pieces of metal then its major and needs a rebuild.
Truck shifts sooner with a much more positive feel. Its a no brainer now. However, if your truck is not shifting funny you whould do this service. Not very expensive and easy. We start by removing the cotter pin and securing bolt on the junction of the pitman arm and center link. Hold adjusting screw in place and tighten lock-nut to: 41 N·m 30 ft.
Pitman arm removal and replacement For those of us who suffer with sloppy steering with our Dodge trucks, there can be many causes. Re-manufactured transmissions also include a much better warranty than rebuilt transmissions; usually compared to 90 days for the rebuilt transmission. Assembly is the reverse of what we just did. The Thermostat is found under that. Remove the tranny pan and filter to access the rear band adjustment.
The plunger is in turn attached to one of the shift valves in the valve body. Now we take our pickle fork and 3 pound hammer and insert is between the pitman arm and center link. After you have done that, blow out the holes with some compressed air to dry the internals. Then you put it in gear, and off you go. Our test truck is a 1994 Dodge 3500 with the Cummins diesel and 179k miles. Hold adjusting screw in place and tighten lock-nut to: 41 N·m 30 ft. With it in neutral and by waiting, the pump circulates fluid and fills the converter.
I also show you how to remove the turbo silencer ring for more turbo whistle. Be sure screw turns freely in lever. Check the filter tube and O-ring, too. Replace the filter and O-ring and make sure everything is seated well before re-assembling. Apply lubricant to screw threads if necessary.