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Automatic transmission band adjustment

I just replaced my transmission with a junk yard model. Before installing I adjusted the bands acording to the specs in my Haynes Repair Manual. Transmission shifts ok but seams to drag in reverse gear as if the parking brake was on. There is a draging noise and the vehicle seams to working hard to go backward on level ground. I was wondering if they may have listed the wrong specs for the band adjustments. Thanks Carl

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Don't have specs on band but the rule is that it should be close enough to the drum to engage without slamming, and loose enough to permit drum to turn without band dragging on it. Biggest problem I've seen people have when adjusting is that adjustment tightens down while turning lock nut. To avoid this, I usually adjust a bit looser than final adjustment so it tightens to correct position instead of becoming too tight. Don't drive 'till you have it right or you will burn band surface. When engaged in reverse, band should be applied and cannot drag. If you adjusted another band, check that one for improper adjustment.

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* Front Band - tighten to 72 in-lb, back off 2-1/2 turns (all transmissions)
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o 32/42RH - Tighten to 72 in-LB, back off 4 turns
o 36/37/46/47RH - Tighten to 72 in-lb, back off 2 turns

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o 47RH - tighten to 72 in-lb, back off 1-7/8 turns
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o 46RE/RH - tighten to 72 in-lb, back off 2 turns
o 47RE/RH - tighten to 72 in-lb, back off 3 turns

1997-1998

* Front Band
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o 42RE - tighten to 72 in-lb, back off 3 turns. (TSB 21-16-98)
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o 46RE - Tighten band adj. screw to 72 in-lb, back off 2 7/8 turns
o 47RE - Tighten band adj. screw to 72 in-lb, back off 1 7/8 turns
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* Rear Band
o 42RE - tighten band adj. screw to 72 inch pounds, back off 4 turns
o 44RE - tighten band adj. screw to 72 inch pounds, back off 4 turns
o 46RE - tighten band adj. screw to 72 inch pounds, back off 2 turns
o 47RE - tighten band adj. screw to 72 inch pounds, back off 3 turns

2003

* Front Band
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* Rear Band
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or 1-1/2 turns, for V-10 vehicles.
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94+ Automatic Transmission Bolt and Nut Torque Specs

* Front band adjustment locknut - 30 ft-lb
* Rear band adjustment locknut - 25 ft-lb
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Hope this helps. -zman. rroszman@yahoo.com

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