Special tools are required for this job.
- Drain the fluid.
- Remove the pan.
- Loosen the front servo adjusting screw locknut, two full turns. Make sure that the adjusting screw is free to turn. If not, use penetrating oil to free it.
- Pull back on the actuating rod and insert the gauge block of the Front Band Adjusting Wrench, tool #DD-1233, between the servo piston stem and the adjusting screw. Torque the adjusting screw to 10 in. lb.
- Remove the gauge block and torque the locknut to 20-25 ft. lb.
- Install the pan and fill the unit.
CHRYSLER 727 AND 999
See Figure 1
- Raise and support the truck on jackstands. The front band adjusting screw is located on the left side of the case, just above the control levers.
- Loosen the locknut and back it off about five turns.
- Make sure that the screw turns freely. Use penetrating oil if it binds.
- Tighten the screw to 72 in. lb.
- Back off the screw 2 1 / 2 turns.
- Tighten the locknut to 35 ft. lb. Hold the screw still while tightening the locknut.
- Lower the truck.
- Remove the floor mat and the access plate in the floor.
- Remove all dirt from the rear band adjusting screw and apply penetrating oil to the threads.
- Loosen the locknut.
- Torque the adjusting screw to 10 ft. lb. (120 in. lb.).
- Back off the screw exactly 1 1 / 2 turns.
- Hold the screw steady and tighten the locknut to 35-45 ft. lb.