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Brad, Jeep Dealership Tech
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Experience:  19 Yrs Chrysler/Dodge/Jeep. ASE Master (L-1) Certified
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Grand cherokee: , really screwed up today. I was going to

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Hi, really screwed up today. I was going to adjust my rear band on my 42re and totally lost were I was. is there any starting point with the adjustment screw? Thanks mike
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Jeep
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Brad replied 2 years ago.
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Expert:  Brad replied 2 years ago.
You need to tighten the band to 72 in/lbs and then back it off REAR BAND ADJUSTMENTThe transmission oil pan must be removed for access to the rear band adjusting screw.Raise vehicle.Remove transmission oil pan and drain fluid.Loosen band adjusting screw locknut 5-6 turns. Be sure adjusting screw turns freely in lever.Tighten adjusting screw to 8 N·m (72 in. lbs.) torqueBack off adjusting screw 2 turns.Hold adjusting screw in place and tighten locknut to 34 N·m (25 ft. lbs.) torque.Position new gasket on oil pan and install pan on transmission. Tighten pan bolts to 17 N·m (13 ft. lbs.) torque.Lower vehicle and refill transmission with Mopar® ATF Plus, Type 7176 fluid.
Expert:  Brad replied 2 years ago.
If you need anymore assistance with this feel free to reply.. Have a greatday,Brad