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#1 rsorg

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Posted 23 December 2017 - 08:28 AM

not sure why but when i take my car out for a drive and mash on the gas only sometimes does the trans shift down to the passing gear and sometimes it does not, any thoughts ,big block, with turbo 400,thanks



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Posted 23 December 2017 - 09:37 AM

Check the elec connections at the gas padel and the transmission.

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 08:26 AM

robert, thanks for the response ,i did notice the electrical connection at the drivers side of the transmission ,does not want to stay tight on the connection is there a way to make sure that connection is tight and will not come loose,the rubber boot appears to be dry rotted ,mayba little silicone ( adhesive) thanks rogersi



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Posted 26 December 2017 - 08:46 AM

Roger you can always change the end. I don’t recall what the end at the transmission looks like. What happens to a lot of the connections is they wear over time which causes them to lose their firm connection. Is it’s a spade connection you would need to crimp the other end to take up the play.

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Posted 26 December 2017 - 01:30 PM

 Robert, yes there is two spades fittings coming off the trans ,(I think)and the rubber fitting on the trans harness has a rubber boot that fits onto the spade fittings I tried to use a zip tye to go around the boot my boot appears to be dry rotted ,I will try changing the connections ,Thanks roger 






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