home register FAQ memberlist calendar

Go Back   Turbobricks Forums > Mechanical > maintenance & nonperformance

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-24-2021, 06:03 PM   #1
olov
doing something stupid
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: warrenton, nc 27589
Default 93 940 aw71L - can you make it lockup?

my 940's overdrive is 99% gone, it will shift into it coasting, but any throttle it'll slip and downshift. I swear it burnt up after sitting in traffic double pedaling it one day(idle was too low). anyway, I got it to go into lockup last week, and it was great, rpm's were good, mpg's were good, and I could change speed easily. now I can't seem to get it to drop into lockup, I've ran it up to 90mph and lightly brought the throttle down and it just won't shift. I've tried a loose kickdown cable, and a tight one, it doesn't seem to do much other than make od slip more when loose. any trick to get lockup 100%?

just trying to get through the rainy winter to rebuild/swap it, and driving at 4500rpm on the highway is not my preference
__________________
Quote:
opinions are like ***holes, i have one, and they're censored on tb
olov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2021, 04:06 PM   #2
Khrrck
Professional Amateur
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Beaverton, OR
Default

how's your trans fluid look? not low? pink and not burnt smelling?

gears 1 through 3 working OK - just 4th/OD and lockup not happy?
__________________
'87 240 budget wagon.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dirty Rick View Post
Navigating the Siskiyous in a 3 wheeled Volvo will not end well.
Khrrck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2021, 01:25 AM   #3
olov
doing something stupid
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: warrenton, nc 27589
Default

I did a change after that day in traffic, wasn't burnt but had disc material in it

like I said, if I get it into lockup, it's fine, OD is gone though. just trying to baby it till spring, would be nice if I could get it into lockup on the highway
olov is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2021, 12:04 PM   #4
gsellstr
Vintage anti-ricer
 
gsellstr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Somewhere in a northern California smog bank
Default

OD is more vehicle speed related from what I've seen. You mention really light throttle and the OD will disengage...sounds more like the throttle cable isn't adjusted correctly or has snapped.
__________________
RIP
Doug Williams "Mr. Doug" 4/15/2009
Pete Fluitman "fivehundred" 7/14/2013
Mick Starkey "TrickMick" 1/10/14
Mark Baldwin "blue850t5" 7/19/18
Nick Fengler "fengler" 8/6/18
Thomas Fritz "stealthfti" 10/11/18


74 144 B20
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=224983

90 745Ti
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=334698

If you need Superpro bushings PM me for price and availability!
gsellstr is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:00 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.