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Unread 04-11-2014, 11:28 AM   #1
Gigemags05
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TF999 kickdown...how to know if it needs to be adjusted

I have a Lokar kickdown cable installed on my tf999 and 4.0.

I am not sure if its adjusted correctly. How do I know if it needs to be adjusted? Are there symptoms while driving?

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Unread 04-11-2014, 05:27 PM   #2
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On Chrysler transmissions, the kick down controls not only downshifting but also up shifting. At our shop we always set them to shift into 2nd at about 15 mph and 3rd about 30mph. Just remember the sooner you get into the kick down, the later it will shift. Hope this helps...timo
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Unread 04-11-2014, 06:41 PM   #3
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Ok, so I need to see how fast I'm going when it shifts into 2nd?
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Unread 04-12-2014, 08:06 AM   #4
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What are the symptoms if it's too tight? Too loose?
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Unread 04-12-2014, 08:33 PM   #5
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If it's too tight,it will shift later. If it's too loose,it will shift sooner. Like I said,under normal acceleration, it should shift about 15 and 30. That's a good baseline. With it set there, you will notice that the faster you accelerate. The later it will shift. Tim
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