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Re: Overdrive solenoid problem?

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Subject: Re: Overdrive solenoid problem?
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 11:11:09 -0700
Not exactly, just a extrapolation from having the switch misadjusted. But I
notice CR came up with the same theory, so maybe it's not so wacky...

on 6/6/01 10:40 AM, Andrew B. Lundgren at wrote:

> Sounds like something you might have had happen?
> On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Max Heim wrote:
>> Oh, thanks for the correction. I misinterpreted your previous explanation.
>> How about this for a wacky theory? The lockout switch is currently adjusted
>> so that it is barely engaged in the 3rd/4th position. Heat expansion of the
>> tranny case is sufficient that the lockout switch is no longer contacted,
>> disabling the OD. Solution: remove washers from under the lockout switch.
>> Well, it's a suggestion...


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