Re: [FWDLK] IML: Torqueflite drives only in R ! (3)
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [FWDLK] IML: Torqueflite drives only in R ! (3)



Philippe,
Vous etes un bon detective!
I hope you can keep the spring from rotating again..
rogere
----- Original Message -----
From: "Philippe Courant" <accf-club@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <L-FORWARDLOOK@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, June 07, 2003 5:44 AM
Subject: Re: [FWDLK] IML: Torqueflite drives only in R ! (3)


> You remmeber my inquiry about the '57 Imperial which drives only in R :
>
> > The car drives  in R and in all positions (D, N,1,2 & R) !!
> > My thought is that the cable is unhooked at trans. end and the manual
> > valve stays in R position, i can't see other reason. I've rebuilt this
> > trans 1 year ago and itsn't me who has reinstalled the trans. in the
car.
>
> I've looked at the car this morning:
> - the trans. safety switch was wired but only at trans ..
> - the cable was unhooked from the adapter at trans !
>
> We remove the oil pan and see that the manual valve stays in R if we
> push one of the button.  So problem with cable: we discovered that the
> small spring on the control cable adapter was loose and it revolves 1/4
> turn so the vertical part of the spring was off the groove of the
> adapter and no longer blocks the cable; thus the cable was free !
>  It happened when the trans was in R so the trans. remains in R
> whichever the button you engage. The car could be started because the
> trans. neutral switch wasn't wired ! Very dangerous indeed !!
>
> --
>
> Philippe COURANT (Pau, France)- Webmaster des sites ACCF et C-I-F
> Imperial 1957 Crown convertible
> Buick 1996 Roadmaster wagon
>
> - American Car Club de France (ACCF) : http://www.accf.com
>
> - Chrysler Imperial France (C-I-F) : http://www.ifrance.com/c-i-f
>
> - Cadillac " Standard of Excellence " : http://www.ifrance.com/accf-cad
>
> - SportsCars : http://www.ifrance.com/accf-sprtcar
>
> -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
> 2003 Calendar voting results and ordering information is online!  Please
visit:
> http://www.forwardlook.net/calendar2003 for more information.

-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 Calendar voting results and ordering information is online!  Please visit:
http://www.forwardlook.net/calendar2003 for more information.



Home Back to the Home of the Forward Look Network