Re: [DML] A/T new question
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Re: [DML] A/T new question

This may sound simple, but I would check the fluid level first.


On 8/20/08, Tom Tait <TTait@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>   Thanks for the response on the solenoid installation guys - I wanted to
> double check my work while installing a rebuilt governor. The solenoid
> with the clear wires is on the passenger side of the car.
> I now have a new question. When I first installed the rebuilt governor
> I took it for a drive and only had second gear (about 28mph at 2000rpms
> with sluggish start). I checked everything over and found I didn't have
> a fuse in the A/T slot in the fusebox (oops) - and put one in. I tried
> it again and I then had first gear - yay - and then, it didn't shift
> into second when I expected it to. If I get the car up to 35 or so and
> let off the gas, then press down again, the car is basically in neutral
> - the engine revs but no go. I'm not sure if that's second or third
> really.
> I'm going to run wires and set up LEDs in the cabin so I can tell what
> the governor is trying to do, but I think this is a control problem, not
> a mechanical one. If I can mechanically drive in second gear with no
> fuse in the fusebox, then I should be able to get into second if the
> controller is working properly.
> Does this scream out an obvious answer to anyone?
> Any help appreciated.
> Tom
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <> [mailto:
> dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <>] On Behalf
> Of David Teitelbaum
> Sent: Sunday, August 17, 2008 8:34 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <>
> Subject: [DML] Re: AT shift solenoid installation question
> It IS possible to switch the solenoid valve positions. Not something
> you want to do however. The solenoid with the "clear" wires is
> supposed to be the one nearest the shift linkage. Another way to say
> it is the one that doesn't have the "clear" wires should be closest to
> the plug. Hard to explain without a picture. You really should never
> have to mess with them.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <> <mailto:
> <>> , "Tom
> Tait" <TTait@...> wrote:
> >
> > Is it possible to install the AT shift solenoids reversed, or do
> they only go in one way? Which goes on the drivers side and which on
> the passengers?
> >
> > Tom
> >
> >
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> >
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