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Old 06-15-2009, 11:34 PM
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Hello Everybody! i have some questions for you (Blazer K5 1990)

1. my tranny jumps between the third and the fourth gear when i'm at cruising speed, if i apply more gas it stops. someone spoke with me about the kickdown but i don't know what i need to do.

2. my wipers are working at the same rate no matter how i turn the stick. and it doesn't stop unless i stop it with the reverse mode at the start.
i have no idea what component controls it.

3. my road lights are working fine but when i'm trying to switch to high lights it sometimes works and sometimes i need to give it a few trys. is there a problem with my lights controller that located behinde the dash?

thanks in advance, Yarin.
 
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#2 & #3 would both be controlled by the multifunction switch. It is possible that the switch is bad.

For #1, it is possible that the TV cable is not adjusted properly. Run a Google search for 700R4 TV adjustment and you should find more than enough information.
 
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What size tires and what gear ratios are you running? Try only putting it in overdrive when traveling at highway speeds and having a lightly loaded engine. If you give it more than about a quarter throttle then it will unlock the converter everytime.
 
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sorry for the delayed response guys. i'm running on 33' tires and 4.56 gear ratio. actually the problem usually occurs on inclided roads. so when i give it more gas it drives o.k. but im sure this is not the way to fix this, you think i should try and adjust the TV cable?
by the way - the multifunction switch controls the lights and the wipers as well or is it a different multifunction switch?

thanks in advance, yarin.
 
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Old 06-19-2009, 02:46 PM
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33" tires and 4.56 gear ratios are a good setup and shouldn't cause your tranny to constantly downshift. I would take Kyle's advice and look at the tv cable.
 
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OK - i'll give it a try and i'll report back how it went.

thanks.
 
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