Continental 2000-2002

Adjustments

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Shift Linkage



Axod And Axod-E Transaxle
  1. Position the selector lever in the OD position against the rearward stop. The shift lever must be held in the rearward position using a constant force of 3 lbs. (1.4 Kg) while the linkage is being adjusted.
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  3. Loosen the manual lever-to-control cable-retaining nut.
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  5. Move the transaxle manual lever to the OD position, second detent from the most rearward position.
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  7. Tighten the retaining nut to 11-19 ft. lbs. (15-26 Nm).
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  9. Check the operation of the transaxle in each selector lever position. Make sure the park and neutral start switch are functioning properly.
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Throttle Linkage




NOTE
Transaxle downshift control is controlled through the throttle position switch on 1991-95 vehicles equipped with the electronic automatic overdrive transaxle.

Throttle Valve Linkage



Axod And Axod-E Transaxles
  1. Position the selector lever in the OVERDRIVE position against the rearward stop.
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  3. Loosen the manual lever to control cable-retaining nut. Be sure that the transaxle lever is in the OVERDRIVE position. Tighten the retaining nut to 11-19 ft. lbs. (15-26 Nm).
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  5. Check operation of the transaxle in each range. Be sure that the park switch and neutral safety switch are working properly.
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