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Gary Mayfield
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From: Greenville, In. USA
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posted 03-04-2003 07:25 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Gary Mayfield   Click Here to Email Gary Mayfield     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
What can the problem be? I had my C-4 rebuilt. When I installed it and tried it out, it has no low range . It will go into second, reverse and high range but no low range.

Needless to say this kill the 60 foot times. I can't come up with a reason for not having a low range (gear).

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Moneymaker
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posted 03-04-2003 07:47 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Moneymaker   Click Here to Email Moneymaker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
We need more info Gary. Is it a full manual or automatic valve body? What's the fluid smell like? What do you mean by "tried it out"?

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steve'66
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posted 03-04-2003 10:33 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for steve'66   Click Here to Email steve'66     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My first guess is shifter adjustment.
Assuming a manual valve body.

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ciscokid
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posted 03-06-2003 12:32 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for ciscokid     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Assuming it isn't something simple like shifter adjustment, the only thing I can think of that would allow all gears to work except for first would be related to the sprag. The forward clutch works (second and third work) the intermediate band works (second) and the reverse/high clutch works (third and reverse). The sprag rollers and springs can be installed wrong and if the sprag doesn't hold, no first gear.

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