[ROVERNET - UK] BW35 transmission adjustments?
vmitps at netspace.net.au
Fri Sep 7 23:12:43 BST 2007
Check the fluid level.
If it is low, the trans does not want to take off in D, it puts power down
----- Original Message -----
From: "peter king" <peter at king-co.com>
To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2007 12:53 AM
Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] BW35 transmission adjustments?
> Hi all.
> It's been a quiet summer for my Rovers, but I'm finally getting back to
> pay attention to some kinks that need to be worked out.
> First in line is my 3500s transmission, which decided one day not to go
> into reverse. Actually, it began acting up a week earlier, by not wanting
> to shift from first to second. Reverse was fine. Then after sitting a
> week, it will not go into reverse. The wheels do spin if lifted off the
> ground, but not with weight on them. I've spoken to a local tranny guy,
> and he suggests external adjustment first, then possibly replace reverse
> band. Also suggests drilling a small hole in the reverse band to relieve
> fluid pressure build-up that causes the band to move forward and engage
> slightly when in forward drive, causing premature wear.
> Does any of this sound familiar to you? Do you have any other suggestions
> before removing the tranny?
> Many thanks,
> peter king + company
> 21 drydock avenue
> floor 7
> boston, ma 02210
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