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Old 10-04-2001, 05:53 PM
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91 300SE adjustable downshifts?

I'd like to know if there's anything I can adjust to change this behavior:

- from a stop, drops into first gear with less pedal than I feel should trigger first gear even if I don't put the shifter in second.

- in fourth gear, usually won't drop into third unless I hit the kickdown switch or downshift manually. I lose all my momentum on long grades.

- otherwise 2-3 is a shade harsher than I'd like. 3-4 isn't silk but much better.

I've never touched the cable between the throttle linkage and the transmission (bowden cable?). I'm hessitant to do so because I don't want a general shift (no pun intended) in downshifting.

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Old 10-04-2001, 06:44 PM
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Sixto:

I'm sure you'll receive some good answers to your question from knowledgeable techies here.

If you do not already have this and for future reference, consider:

http://www.atsgmiami.com/cart/Category.Cfm?Cat=36

Automatic Transmission Service Group - Miami, Fla.

For $20, you get a 120 page manual outlining the components of a 722.3/722.4. It may come in handy.
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