Chrysler Full-Size Vans 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Kickdown Band

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ADJUSTMENTS



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Automatic transmission adjustment points

The kickdown band adjusting screw is located on the left-hand side of the transmission case near the throttle lever shaft.

  1. Loosen the locknut and back it off about five turns. Be sure that the adjusting screw turns freely in the case.
  2.  
  3. Torque the adjusting screw to 72 in. lbs.
  4.  
  5. Back off the adjusting screw as follows:

    1967-72: 2 turns
     
    1973-88 V8: 2 1 / 2 turns
     
    1973-84 6-cyl.: 2 turns
     
    1985-88 6-cyl.: 2 1 / 2 turns
     
    Diesel-2 turns
     

  6.  

Tighten the Locknut as follows:



1967-72: 29 ft. lb.
 
1973-75: 35 ft. lb.
 
1976-88: 30 ft. lb.
 

 
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