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What does DD on Chevrolet means?

January 8th, 2011 · No Comments

I recently got to drive a friend’s car, it is a Chevy, Lumina, 1997. Yah i know its old, but anyways, i noticed that when shifting gears or transmission, the order of letters is P – R – N – DD – D – 2 -1. My question is what does the DD do? the [...]

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1992 Mitsubishi Mirage Auto Trans Overhaul

October 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

Transaxle 4-speed automatic transaxle is electronically controlled. Transaxle uses hydraulically operated clutches controlled by the Transaxle Control Unit (TCU). Transaxle consists of clutches, brake, kickdown band, planetary gear sets and transfer case (W4A32 and W4A33).
The TCU receives information from various inputs and controls solenoids on the valve body for different gear operation. Overdrive or 4th [...]

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2003 Dodge Ram Overview

September 17th, 2009 · No Comments

The 2003 Ram 1500 Regular Cab 4X2 is a 2−door, 3−passenger full size pickup, available in 6 trims, ranging from the ST SWB to the LARAMIE LWB. The 2003 Ram 1500 Regular Cab 4X2’s closest competitors include the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab, the Ford F−150 SuperCrew 4×2, and the Toyota Tundra 4X2. Upon introduction, [...]

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1998 Mitsubishi Galant Auto Trans Diagnosis

October 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

The first step in diagnosing any driveability problem is verifying the customer’s complaint with a test drive under the conditions the problem reportedly occurred. Before entering self-diagnostics, perform a careful and complete visual inspection. Most transmission control problems result from mechanical breakdowns or poor electrical connections.

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1993 Mitsubishi Diamante Auto Trans Diagnosis

October 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

The transaxle electronic control system controls transaxle shift points and damper clutch control for torque converter lock-up. Transaxle uses hydraulically operated clutches controlled by the Transaxle Control Unit (TCU). Overdrive or 4th gear operation is controlled by a manually operated overdrive control switch. Transaxle will not shift into overdrive unless overdrive control switch is in [...]

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Is it ok to Use a Trubo 350 Tranny on 88 Cadillac?

December 28th, 2010 · No Comments

I have a 88 cadillac with 200-r4 & I’m thinking of using my buddys th350 tranny with a chevy 350 motor. I think my rear end is a 2.56 & I dont want my rpms spiraling out of controll on the highway. I’m not an extreme speeder but want reasonable highway speed/economy at around 70-75mph. [...]

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SF99 Servo Bore Repair System: 5RW Installation

January 11th, 2010 · No Comments

This tool is for use on FORD 5R55W, 5R55S, and 5R55N transmissions.
1. Install the drill jig into the case by setting the jig into the servo. Retain the jig in the case with the servo’s snap-ring.
2. Drop the 9/16” guide into the jig. It doesn’t matter which one of the lands on the guide you [...]

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Robert Bentley’s Repair Manual for British Cars

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Written in 1970, Robert Bentley’s Repair Manual for British Cars is a lost classic in the field of British car repair and maintenance guides. Back in print after almost forty years, this comprehensive reference book is extensively illustrated with detailed photographs, technical diagrams and charts. With fourteen chapters covering topics ranging from engine [...]

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