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Roy Belding
Roy Belding, Classic Car Mechanic
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Due to the flex plate gear being bad,I had to pull my

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Due to the flex plate gear being bad,I had to pull my formerly good shifting 700r4 and change it (flex plate). Now when the trans is cool it shifts late an hard and when it heats up it shifts when it should but slips.What is wrong?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

good evening my name is ***** ***** I will assist

did you remove the cable before removing the trans??? it sounds like you need to adjust the cable for throttle pressure

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I did and then hooked it back up like it was.
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

ok, it most likely came out of adjustment. you will need to change the adjustment lift up on the clip that holds the adjustment and push the cable in 2 clicks. then try it and see if it got better. you may have to play with it a couple of times until it gets back to normal

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
By the carb or trans?
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

at the carb where the cable mounts

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
OK I'll try it.
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

ok

please dont forget to rate me as it is the only way I get paid for my efforts

roy

Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

how are you making out

Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

did you get the cable set

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I tried with my fingers and with pliers and there are no clicks the cable just bends.
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

it is up at the carb at the bracket. can you post a picture???

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How do I send you a picture?
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

you can use the attachment option. upload the picture to this post

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did the pic show up for you?
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

yep, got it

wow there is a lot on that bracket. remove the cable from the carb. use a pair of pliers and depress the 2 tabs holding the cable to the bracket. then you can remove the cable out the back side and you will see where to make the adjustment.

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
nothing seems moveable after I take it out of the bracket.
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

the part that sticks out to the side, there is a tab you push in the the cable will move back and forth in the housing of the cable. it is there

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
If you mean the rusty metal piece then I need to soak it in WD40 because in won't move.
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

it looks it from the picture.

Roy

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry I haven't got back to you. I bought a new TV cable from Monster Trans. and haven't had time to install it yet. Thanks for your help.
Expert:  Roy Belding replied 1 year ago.

ok

please dont forget to rate me as it is the only way I get paid for my efforts

Roy