A broken kickdown cable typically causes issues with a car's upshifts, which are delayed or occur at full throttle. However, a faulty kickdown cable may only stick when the car in not in motion and cause no obvious sympt... More »

Cars that have a faulty oxygen sensor will commonly have a poor idle, jerk erratically at a steady throttle or emit a rotten egg odor from the exhaust pipe. If a car has a bad or broken oxygen sensor, this will cause the... More »

Different automatic transmissions require the use of various methods when adjusting their kickdown cables. To adjust the kickdown cable on a Turbo 350, first remove the air cleaner, and then loosen the lock-nut. Adjust t... More »

A rebuilt transmission is a transmission that has been taken apart, thoroughly inspected, and has had all its faulty parts replaced. Once the worn parts have been replaced, the transmission is put back together to factor... More »

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A transmission shift cable, also called a shifter cable, is the link between the shifter handle and the transmission in a vehicle. Its position changes as a driver moves the shifter handle in a car, which controls the ge... More »

The kick-down cable is part of the transmission, which is tied to the accelerator. When a person releases the gas pedal, the kick-down cable moves the valve inside the transmission to transition to a lower gear when the ... More »

As of 2014, some common problems with the Chevrolet Impala transmission include rough shifts and transmission failure with the 2005 model, and roll away risks due to an issue with the transmission shift cable adjuster un... More »