transmission problem

Old 03-04-2012, 04:00 PM
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I have a powerglide which I recently rebuilt. We put in a new 588 bbc, and new converter. When motor comes up close to stall, the car breaks loose. won't do it at lower rpm. Any help as to where I should look, please let me know.
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:52 PM
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Just to confirm terminology;
What exactly do you mean by 'the car breaks loose' ?
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Old 03-04-2012, 06:14 PM
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when the transbrake is set and i am trying to stall test the converter the car moves forward at 6000 rpm it will not do it at 5000. i dont know where to look to try and diagnose the problem.
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Old 03-04-2012, 08:48 PM
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How many reverse clutches? sounds like reverse clutches not holding.
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:41 AM
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What I mean is the car trys to move with the brake set, It has 5 clutches in reverse. Thanx
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:22 PM
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Might correct the problem by re-adjusting the band, instead of backing off 3 1/2 turn try 3 turns.

Just a thought :?:

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Old 03-09-2012, 06:58 PM
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Sounds like you might have a worn pump and not producing enough pressure.

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Old 03-14-2012, 01:36 PM
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Did you check what we talked about the other day? If you need any help, you know I'm less than a mile and a phone call away...

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Old 03-15-2012, 04:47 PM
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ok guys, found the problem, it was in the valve body, I fixed it. Thanks for everyones input.
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