How do I adjust my Lokar cable?

How do I adjust my Lokar cable?

How do I adjust my Lokar cable?

Slide the kickdown cable end stop onto the inner wire. Move the throttle to wide open and hold it there while pulling the kickdown inner wire as tight as possible. Slide the cable end stop up against the kickdown throttle body fitting and tighten the set screw using the supplied 5/64″ Allen wrench.

Does a C6 need a kickdown?

There should be a lever behind the shift lever on the shift shaft for the detent to hook-up to. Without it you’re going to have soft, early shifts and of course, no kickdown.

How does a kickdown work?

When the accelerator pedal is pressed all the way to the floor (beyond the position normally regarded as full acceleration) a lower gear is immediately engaged. This is known as kick-down. If the accelerator is released from the kick-down position, the gearbox automatically changes up.

How many quarts does a Ford AOD hold?

Transmission Fluid Capacity
Transmission (w/ Stock Pan) # of Quarts
Ford C4 5.5
Ford C6 7
Ford AOD/AODE 6.5

How do you install a kick down cable?

Method 1 of 1: Replacing the kickdown cable

  1. Materials Needed.
  2. Step 1: Jack up the front of the vehicle and set the jack stands.
  3. Step 2: Place wheel chocks on the rear wheels.
  4. Step 3: Disconnect the kickdown cable at the carburetor or throttle body.
  5. Step 4: Remove the kickdown cable from the mounting bracket.

What does AOD governor do?

AOD GOVERNOR VALVE CLEAN/REPLACE: The governor valve senses the output shaft speed via centrifugal force of this valve against line pressure. The effect of the governor valve has an effect on shift points for all gears through the entire RPM range.

How do you adjust the AOD on a Ford?

FORD AOD Automatic Overdrive ROD TYPE-TV ADJUSTMENT 1. Remove the air cleaner. Have someone floor the gas pedal from inside the car while you bend the THROTTLE cable bracket until the butterfly arm bottoms solidly on it’s stop. 2. Turn the adjustment screw IN until 13 threads are sticking out the front of the adjuster arm. (Approx. 7/16″) 3.

Where is the pressure gauge on a Ford AOD?

The AOD calls for TV cable adjustment before taking the vehicle for a road test. It also calls for a pressure gauge at the throttle valve pressure port on the passenger side of the transmission case. You need a pressure gauge (0 to 100 psi) screwed into the throttle valve pressure port on the passenger side of the transmission case.

How does an AOD change the transmission mount?

Keep in mind these adapter kits alter the transmission mount location by 1 to 2 inches toward the rear of the vehicle. An AOD behind an FE or 385 makes the transmission package 1 to 2 inches longer because you’re adding 1 to 2 inches to the bellhousing through the thickness of the adapters.

What should I know before swapping in an AOD?

You’re either swapping in an AOD, AODE, or 4R70W, or you’re removing and reinstalling one. Size up the job before you get started and make a checklist of what’s needed. Few things are more frustrating than taking your car apart only to discover you’re missing crucial parts.Work out a game plan while you still have transportation.