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post #61 of 84 Old 12-15-2009, 12:44 AM
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Yes that is a full 360 degrees of the bolt.


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post #62 of 84 Old 11-28-2010, 08:13 PM
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Thanks for the info, all the shops I've talked to about a tranny service said it is not necessary to adjust these, so maybe I'll do it myself.
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post #63 of 84 Old 01-14-2011, 12:57 PM
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The spec I read said

3-5/8 turns.

Stupidly I assumed this was an english spec where 3-5 means between 3 and 5. So with the medium value being 4 used 4/8 turns or in other words 1/2 a turn.

DOH!

Trust me the thing drive like crap with only 1/2 a turn on the front band.




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post #64 of 84 Old 01-14-2011, 02:29 PM
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The spec I read said

3-5/8 turns.

Stupidly I assumed this was an english spec where 3-5 means between 3 and 5. So with the medium value being 4 used 4/8 turns or in other words 1/2 a turn.

DOH!

Trust me the thing drive like crap with only 1/2 a turn on the front band.




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Hi, I dont know if your doing this because of transmission shift, but start by adjusting your TV Cable first. It amde a huge difference on mine. Find the sweet spot by driving it around and adjusting it. Good Luck.
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post #65 of 84 Old 02-09-2011, 05:07 PM
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I have the 46RE- RH tranny ( i believe .. 95 GC 5.2L v8 orvis). how hard is it to access the front band and what size socket do i need? I have a feeling ill have to order the socket online
also my transmission tends to not engage into 2nd and 3rd gear sometimes. It revs high, around 2500-3000 and then itll engage. If i give it more gas itll usually engage at a higher rpm and itll be a more forceful shift. she has 145000km on her. does this sound like a tv cable problem or the bands?
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post #66 of 84 Old 02-21-2011, 05:52 PM
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anyone?
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post #67 of 84 Old 02-22-2011, 02:36 PM
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my new to me gc is having trouble going from 1st to 2nd unless I let off the gas, bought it that way.
it has been ok, but today is been kinda rough not really wanting to shift, been starting out in 2nd and then going into drive manually ..not that i've driven much today...but it does have like 237,000 miles on it maybe something like this will help..been searching the forum for an hour or so for ideas .. you guys rock
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post #68 of 84 Old 03-12-2011, 10:14 PM
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my new to me gc is having trouble going from 1st to 2nd unless I let off the gas, bought it that way.
it has been ok, but today is been kinda rough not really wanting to shift, been starting out in 2nd and then going into drive manually ..not that i've driven much today...but it does have like 237,000 miles on it maybe something like this will help..been searching the forum for an hour or so for ideas .. you guys rock
Mine does the same thing have a 94 with 4.0 i6. Been searching the forum for a while but haven't found any solutions
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post #69 of 84 Old 03-12-2011, 10:16 PM
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If the solution is to rebuild the transmission, is this something I should attempt myself?
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post #70 of 84 Old 03-12-2011, 11:51 PM
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I tried to adjust the front band but after tightening the adjustment screw to specs the locknut barely threads on. Anyone know how to fix this or if it's ok?
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post #71 of 84 Old 05-13-2011, 01:56 PM
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so im currently doing this to my V8 95 ZJ.. a few questions. my pan had a quart gasket on it and then some stupid blue stuff underneath the gasket. is that normal? also, do i have to get the pan perfectly clean along the part that the gasket sits on? im having trouble getting the blue stuff off. what do you torq the filter bolts to and the pan bolts to? where are the bands located? i cant see anything that looks like a band and right now i have the pan off and the gasket off. 1 more thing. in the picture of my magnet, does that look like a lot of metal? sooner the response the better.. i need my jeep tonight!
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post #72 of 84 Old 05-13-2011, 04:23 PM
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so im currently doing this to my V8 95 ZJ.. a few questions. my pan had a cork gasket on it and then some stupid blue stuff underneath the gasket. is that normal? also, do i have to get the pan perfectly clean along the part that the gasket sits on? Im having trouble getting the blue stuff off. what do you torque the filter bolts to and the pan bolts to? where are the bands located? i cant see anything that looks like a band and right now i have the pan off and the gasket off. 1 more thing. in the picture of my magnet, does that look like a lot of metal? sooner the response the better.. i need my jeep tonight!
Yuck! Yeah, you got a bunch of metal shavings in yours. That is as bad as I have personally ever seen.

Anyway, the gasket was held on with blue silicone gasket sealer. Scrape is best as you can is all you can do without a buffer tool with a Roloc disc.

If you are looking for the band adjustment I can't help you on your transmission.

I don't mean to be nasty to you but if you are having trouble with "blue" gasket sealer on the pan then maybe you should leave the band adjustment alone.

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post #73 of 84 Old 05-13-2011, 09:22 PM
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Might be late , but the best way to remove silicone from a pan is with a wire brush . Manually with a brush is the basics , wire brush on a drill works great , bench grinder with wire wheel is the best .
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post #74 of 84 Old 05-14-2011, 08:17 AM
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I literally had an inch or more of sludge/shavings in the bottom of my trans. pan when I first got my ZJ. It was like what ends up in the bottom of you glass of chocolate milk if you use way too much syrup. I couldn't even find the magnet for a while. Obviously my trans. had never ever had it's fluid changed & with 197K miles should be on it's sixth. Needless to say, I had my trans. rebuilt & installed a new torque converter along with it.
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post #75 of 84 Old 05-28-2011, 09:10 PM
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I adjusted the front band on my 42re today using nothing more than a 3/4" deep socket, short extension, ratchet and a 5/16" small open end wrench.

I even did it with the transmission in place and did not remove any of the linkages.

Its tight there but it is doable.

I used the 3/4" socket to loosen the jam nut. Holding the band adjustment screw with the 5/16" wrench I backed the jam nut way out. I ran the band adjuster screw in and torqued it, then backed it off 3 1/2 turns. I marked one flat side with white paint marker so I could count the turns.

Using the small wrench again, I held the adjuster screw steady and used my left hand finger to run the jam nut back down till it seated.

I then used the socket to tighten the jam nut. Once the jam nut hits bottom you can tighten it and the adjuster screw will not move.

Shifting between first and second is night and day different now.

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