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Old 04-08-2002, 07:43 AM   #1
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Default What is the kick down passing gear switch called?

Don't have a passing gear.I figure maybe the switch is bad.
Don't know what the switch is actually called on a TH400 unless it's just called the kickdown switch.
I only looked in one catalog so far and can't find it.


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Default Re: What is the kick down passing gear switch called? (69er)

I always thought it was just the kickdown. Can't recall or even make up a different name for it.

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throttle kickdown
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kickdown switch. :yesnod:
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Default Re: What is the kick down passing gear switch called? (69er)

A Detent Switch maybe? At least that is what it is on the '73.

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Tom got it Detent Switch. :yesnod:
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Default Re: What is the kick down passing gear switch called? (Cookwithvette)

Thanks for the replies guys.
It is a Detent Switch.
I see one in rik's but for 70-77.
It seems a '68-'69 isn't listed.
Any ideas?
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Are u sure it is hooked up??? when I put in my new tourque converter mine was actually unhooked
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Good point.
I didn't install my TC. :cheers:
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Default Re: What is the kick down passing gear switch called? (69er)

The moment that a small block feels like a bigblock... :(
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The moment that a small block feels like a bigblock... :(
Sort of :lol:
Thinking back never had a problem after performance trans rebuild and 2400TC.
This problem started after I went from a Holley Avenger carb to my Lars rebuilt qjet which runs great.
Linkage?


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Default Re: What is the kick down passing gear switch called? (69er)

i call it a lever switch. Got 6 out of an old VCR.
radioshack sell them for $1.99
Put another one on the console for "paddle" shiftng.
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i call it a lever switch. Got 6 out of an old VCR.
radioshack sell them for $1.99
Put another one on the console for "paddle" shiftng.

Interesting!
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