GM Corvette 1963-1982 Repair Guide

Throttle Valve (T.V.) Cable

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ADJUSTMENT



1976-80 Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 Transmissions

See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: View of the 1976-80 Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 detent cable. Note the location of the adjusting snaplock

  1. Remove the air cleaner to gain access to the detent cable.
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  3. Locate the cable adjusting snap-lock which is positioned behind the cable mounting bracket.
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  5. Release the snap-lock by pushing it upward from underneath.
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  7. Open the carburetor throttle completely and set the snap-lock by pushing it downward.
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  9. Install the air cleaner.
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1981-82 Turbo Hydra-Matic 350 and 700R-4 Transmissions See Figure 2

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Fig. Fig. 2: Throttle Valve (TV) cable adjustment-1981-82 vehicles

  1. Remove the air cleaner to gain access to the detent cable.
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  3. Depress and hold the metal lock tab.
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  5. Move the slider back through the cable fitting, away from the throttle body or carburetor lever, until the slider stops against the fitting.
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  7. Release the metal lock tab.
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  9. Install the air cleaner.
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