Sign in to follow this  
ThomasBorchers

1955 Oldsmobile, shifts not up with Hydramatic

Recommended Posts

Hi to all,

 

after restoring our 1955 Oldsmobile Super 88 with Hydramatic ( was not on the street for 20 years ), I had the problem, that the transmission went into reverse as it shall, but not into a forward gear. After shifting lots of times, this problem is solved. So I went on the street. But.., there was no shifting up. I browsed through the shop manual at the trouble shooting but found not exact my problem. Just : Transmission operates only in 2nd speed ( DR range ) or only in 3rd and 4th speeds. As a cause stands there : Sticking valves in inner valve body or governor. And as correction : Completely disassemble and inspect valve body assembly and governor assembly.

Has someone an other idea or is this the way I have to go? And does this mean, that I have to remove the transmission?

 

Kind regards

 

Thomas

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this