[ROVERNET - UK] Shifting Problem (post for friend)
jaoa27 at verizon.net
Wed Feb 28 16:26:43 GMT 2007
This information is very interesting. I will have my friend check the
exhaust mounting, and any other mounting that may canter the transmission
out of alignment. I am very familiar with that large rubber bushing where
the exhaust pipe flange mounts under the tranny. Thanks for the tip!
>I had a shifting problem on my TC as it got hotter I could not shift it
>3rd gear. I thought I had a transmission problem. Unrelated I had installed
>a new exhaust pipe back to where it bolts to the rubber mount just under
>trans. However I did not do a proper job and at certain speeds it vibrated
>over the rear arch.
>So I got under it and had to loosen the flange mounts to realign the
>and fixed the problem. Amazing I also fixed the trans. It turns out the
>rubber mount for the tran gets old and weak and the way the exhaust mounts
>it can push the trans at a angle and that can bind the shifting linkage.
>If any exhaust work was done I would cheek this before pulling the trans.
>My thoughts anyway
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