Dodge Aspen/Volare 1976-1980 Repair Guide



All models use the Torqueflite automatic transmission. There are three versions: A-904, A-904LA, and the A-727.

This section covers in-car automatic transmission service that can readily be handled by the owner. The most common automatic transmission difficulties are those caused by need for band or linkage adjustments or dirty fluid. Though the factory doesn't recommend any periodic fluid changes except for heavy service, it is a good idea to change the fluid and filter whenever periodic transmission adjustments are done. Refer to for the fluid and filter changing procedure, transmission identification, and the required intervals for adjustments. Throttle linkage adjustments are covered in .