If this is the one you are talking about, although seemingly stuck in there, you can remove it without damage by blowing across it with compressed air. I sold my 1986 Park Avenue last summer and it had 210,000 miles on it - zero problems with the trans. I'm getting ready to order the supplies and i'm considering the type of fluid to use. I just hope I put all the right seals back in the right places since nothing in the kit was marked as to where it went. You never know when the trans might decide to start working and it would do serious damage to you. I assume check ball 13 is in the right place but I cannot confirm that unless I remove and disassemble the transmission. Almost anyone can rebuild a transmission, but not anyone can figure out and repair it when it goes bad.
I'm almost positive that I put the adjoining sprags in the correct position to hold in the correct direction. The throttle cable, which connects the throttle to the transaxle, will have a effect on the shift point. I also replaced the seals on the end of the pipes with the new ones that came in the rebuild kit. The transmission goes into reverse fine with good solid rotation. You have nothing to lose and it won't cost you much.
I've known TransTune to help in some situations like yours. If the cable is disconnected, the trans. Keep your fingers looped around it to prevent it from getting away. Few things I would try that might give you some indication of whats going on. Only Carbon clutch torque converters should be used in 1996-97 trannys. The 4T60-E is electronically shifted by way of two computer controlled shift solenoids , thus it does not have a kickdown cable.
I also replaced the seals on the end of the pipes with the new ones that came in the rebuild kit. I can't stand those tranny's. Because of this you need to pay close attention when working on or replacing the transmission — the wrong gear ratio could wreck havoc on the cars computer system and sensors. The best thing is take a break, then start over. Few things I would try that might give you some indication of whats going on.
This takes an o-ring under it for tension. I would add some SeaFoam TransTune additive, arm up the engine while shifting from reverse to drive and back in case it is a sticking valve. Put the shifter all the way down in the first gear position. They where the only gaskets that seemed to let all the valve body spacer plate holes show through. Keep your fingers looped around it to prevent it from getting away. Your response is much appreciated. Swapping this transmission into a Fiero requires different mounts and axles than the stock Fiero 125-C used, but off-the-shelf parts can be purchased to make this swap work.
I tried picking out the old steel seal ring with a pick and a screwdriver, turning it upside down and tapping it with a ballpien and other removal tricks to no avail. I did take out the reverse apply pin and servo and checked it and your right. The smaller 245mm converters were used in standard duty applications. If you have done an engine swap using something other than a stock Fiero engine and have relocated the engine in relation to its location side to side in the car , these axles may not be the correct length for your swap. This is what makes it worthwhile on our end.
This Superior kit was designed to increase torque capacity of the unit. I guess I need to take it out and look at it. Too low of a resistance reading meaning the wires have shorted out. Post results, Transman Hi Transman! Put the shifter all the way down in the first gear position. The fluid is cherry red and doesn't smell burnt.
I appreciate your posting back. All 125-C, 440-T4, 4T60, and 4T60-E transmissions use the same style torque converter, and they are interchangeable before 1996. Most likely it is the cable. As I was installing the new slide into the pump housing I noticed that the pump slide came with three different thicknesses of steel seal rings with several thousands differences between them. The lining of the torque converter clutch was changed to accommodate for the constant slip strategy. You have nothing to lose and it won't cost you much. Because of this you need to pay close attention when working on or replacing the transmission — the wrong gear ratio could wreck havoc on the cars computer system and sensors.