[DML] Re: Automatic transmission - how to remove computer
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[DML] Re: Automatic transmission - how to remove computer



If you have installed the new GC also check the vacuum modulator.
Wrong vacuum setting or leaking/split hose also make for rough shifting.

Welmoed.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Doug Menkhaus" <dmenkhaus@...> wrote:
>
> Thanks John.  I'm thinking about the $150 option you emailed me last week.
> I got a complete trans computer assembly from a local source and honestly it
> looked darn near NOS. 
> 
>  
> 
> My trans is shifting like a truck. My car has been sleeping for 25 years.
> 
>  
> 
> It won't shift out of 1st until about 35 mph, then slams into 2nd, and never
> gets to 3rd, save for one time, and when I let off the gas, it's quickly
> downshifted to 2nd.  If I drive around 25 mph, and let off the gas, the
> trans freewheels. If I give it gas, the trans catches up to to the engine
> speed, and eventually, if I go fast enough, it shifts into 2nd.
> 
>  
> 
> I swapped the borrowed computer today, and much to my demise, it behaved
> pretty much the same as the first one.  (not exactly, but close)  I still
> can't get 3rd gear.
> 
>  
> 
> I think I pretty much swapped my bad computer for another bad computer.
> 
>  
> 
> So, can I send you my core I just removed and go from there?  I think you
> said it was $150 + shipping.
> 
>  
> 
> I would like to try to get this swapped as soon as possible.  There is a May
> 12th meet in Indianapolis I'd like to be at if possible.  Thanks for your
> help today!
> 
>  
> 
> Doug
> 
>  
> 
>  
> 
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> John Hervey
> Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2012 4:36 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: [DML] Automatic transmission - how to remove computer
> 
>  
> 
>   
> 
> Doug, The units I sell you don't have to remove the old governor and there
> is no core exchange and I have never had a problem.
> John Hervey
> www.spedcialtauto.com
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com>
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> Behalf Of
> dmenkhaus@... <mailto:dmenkhaus%40fuse.net> 
> Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2012 1:18 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:dmcnews%40yahoogroups.com> 
> Subject: [DML] Automatic transmission - how to remove computer
> 
> Trying to replace the automatic transmission computer (entire assembly) to
> fix my shifting issue. Got the big parts on the right (passenger) side of
> the trans off, no probelm. Cannot figure out how the wire that goes int the
> rear on the drivers side comes out. Looking at the new one, it looks like a
> simple counter-clockwise twist and pull, but although I can twist it easily
> enough, I cannot pull it out...
> 
> What am I missing?
> 
> TIA
> 
> Doogie
> 
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