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I swapped the original 6 cylinder out of 1960 comet for a 1965 mustang 6 cylinder now the trans is not shifting did i miss something

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Well you could have missed the vacuum line that goes to the modulator on the transmission. It has to get unrestricted manifold vacuum. Also, the throttle valve linkage from the carb to the transmission may be off or just missing a return spring. Give a good look around and I'm sure toy'ii find one of the two.

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Hello There

Your transmission fluid needs changing. There are two bolts on the transmission one directly underneath the trans for draining and aother one on the side for refilling the fluid, the one on the side is also used to top up the fluid.

If you haven't changed the fluid in a while then it's best to get it changed.

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SOURCE: Pulsating gas pedal in low speeds, if you go really easy on the pedal untill ~25, it will not pulse at all.

Make sure the carb is bolted tight to the manifold too. Loose nuts can cause this.

Posted on May 20, 2009

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