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normal operation or developing problem?

Discussion in 'Transmissions & Transfer Cases' started by jcasey007, June 18, 2011.

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    1. jcasey007

      jcasey007 Active Member

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      I'm not exactly looking for jobs to do on the Ex, but I want to know if i've got a developing problem.

      1997 4.0 SOHC

      So this is what I'm seeing.

      With the OD off, cruising in top gear (about 50mph) I can feel the 1:1 clutch engage (which is good) and if I increase throttle the 1:1 holds and it accellerates.

      if I lift off and coast, say down hill, the 1:1 clutch disengages, the revs drop and you do get engine braking. Should the clutch disengage?

      when I resume the throttle and then lift off a little the 1:1 clutch again engages.

      normal operation?

      cheers

      Jim
       
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      The torque converter (1:1 clutch) disengages when you leave off the gas, it will also disengage if you tap the brake peddle. Sounds normal to me.
       
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