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  1. V6 Tech
    excellerating speed I have to release the accelerator in order for the car to shift. this happens in every gear. I did a transmission filter and screen change. no metal in the fluid and it still happens. there's no problem after shifting acceleration is great but it takes a long time shift...
  2. 5.0L Tech
    My 1989 Mustang GT with AOD transmission will not shift past 2nd gear. I had my heater core replaced by an off duty mechanic this morning. The guy really does seem to know what he is doing and works in a shop building pro street cars during the week. After leaving, my girlfriend, who was...
  3. Classic Tech
    I discovered that my kickdown cable doesn't have a return spring. Actually, the first thing I discovered was that the kickdown cable has nothing to do with the neutral safety switch. That involved buying a brand new cable. Anyway, there was no return spring, and no bracket on the transmission...
  4. Classic Tech
    I'm trying to get my kickdown set up properly on my 1966 289 with a C4. To adjust the kickdown linkage, my shop manual says for a 6 cyl to disconnect the kickdown cable return spring at the transmission. Then there's some adjustments to the cable. For the 8 cyl, it says to disconnect the...
  5. V6 Tech
    I'm stuck now. After replacing a broken TPS i got a new one from autozone. put it in and now the kickdown isnt working. any help would be greatly appreciated guys. Thanks
  6. Classic Tech
    Okay, so I have my carburetor problems under control. Apparently, the previous owners tore it apart and forgot to put it back together. But that's water over the dam at this point. Now onto the next issue: I have no kickdown rod, nor the bellcrank that goes along with it. For now, this is not...
  7. Classic Talk
    Hello, I am wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction on how to assemble the trans kickdown linkage on my 1965 Mustang. I replaced the 289 with a 302, have used many of the 289 parts, but not the intake manifold. Everywhere I look sells "cable kits", and as I'm sure you know, I'm...
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