Where is the governor located on a 700R4 transmission?
The governor is located on the driver’s side of the transmission. This is easy to identify since it is the only round cover. Remove the governor by pulling it out with a slight clockwise twist. Different weights can be obtained to change the shift points on the transmission.
What does it mean when your 700R4 won’t shift?
700R4 won’t shift This is often a sign of a bad governor gear, or a TV cable that is not returning back when you let off of the throttle. Here is a pretty good resource on this subject. This is a pretty advanced problem for a shade tree mechanic and may be another one that you leave up to the professionals.
What kind of transmission does a 700R4 have?
The transmission in this case will contain pressure switches, a torque converter clutch solenoid, shift control solenoids and a duty cycle controlled pressure control solenoid. The earlier 700R4 and non electronic 4L60 were controlled by a hydraulic valve body and received throttle input, as stated above, from the TV cable.
What kind of transmission will not shift into 3rd just slips?
The TH (turbo-hydramatic) 700R4 was developed for use after 1982 in GMC and Chevrolet cars and trucks. will not shift into 3rd just slips. I installed a 700r4 in my 60 chevy. It only shifts 1st to 2nd it slips when it goes to 3rd. does this have any thing to do with the TV cable not being conected? Is this a good question?
When did the TransGo t-700r4 come out?
In regard to the comment, the 700R4 was not made in 1976, so this is a swap-over job, similar to the post I wrote on the subject. I will assume the job was done right,. 1981 was the first year of the 700R4, so you got an old one pal. There is a special TV valve kit made by TransGo that specifically addresses this issue.
Are 700R4 transmissions good?
The 700R4, produced by General Motors/Hydramatic, is considered one of the best overdrive transmissions ever made. This transmission was introduced in 1982 as a replacement for the TH350 transmission, with the primary goal of improving fuel economy .
What causes shifting problems?
A worn clutch disc is the most likely cause of hard or difficult shifting. Check the clutch pedal free-play adjustment to insure the clutch is released completely. A manual transmission needs to spin down in order to shift smoothly. Excessive spin down time is more noticeable when shifting into reverse.
Is the 700R4 transmission an automatic?
The 700R4 transmission is an automatic transmission that was found in GMC and Chevrolet cars and trucks. It was developed with the aim of improving fuel economy in cars, and it achieved this goal thanks to the overdrive it featured. Over the years, the transmission has had a change of name, and there have been significant upgrades to its build.
What is the weight for a 700R4 transmission?
The 700R4 case is a single piece constructed of cast aluminum. The transmission is 23.4 inches long and weighs 155 pounds. The transmission holds a total of approximately 11 quarts of transmission fluid.