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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Kickdown Cable
If you feel that your car's transmission is shifting roughly, too fast, or too slow, you may need to replace the kickdown cable.
How Long Does a Kickdown Cable Last?
In order for a car to run smoothly, the engine and the transmission will have to work together. With all of the different components in the engine and transmission of a car,...
How to Replace a Car Kickdown Cable
A car kickdown cable controls what gear the transmission is in. If worn out, it should be replaced to ensure a smooth and efficient drive.

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Transmission Leak from TV cable? (Kick down cable)
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After 7 miles, car will not shift into 2nd gear
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air. There are several potential causes for your concern. The first thing to check is the governor, since it is not internal to the transmission. Governor pressure works against...
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While driving, car jumps into lower gears unexpectedly almost coming to a stop. Then the car jumps back into higher gear at random intervals.
Hi there. Sounds like the kick down solenoid is sticking and not functioning correctly. The kick down solenoid make the circuit within the transmission valve body (transmission controller) to down shift when under heavy acceleration to allow a lower gear...
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The transmission slips gears and the car has no kick down
If the transmission is slipping, then the vehicle will seem to not accelerate, or the vehicle will not move very fast. It seems that there could be an issue with the transmission that is causing the slippage. Check the kick-down...
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My car looses power sometimes and if I release the gas and press again it will work, the transmission also downshifts suddenly.
Hi there. Sounds like the downshift solenoid is loosing power in the transmission. Check the harness to the transmission and make sure that its plugged in all the way. Also, the gas pedal could have a loose connection on the...

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