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Old 04-28-2004, 09:33 PM
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electric kick down

I have an olds jetaway trannie with an electric kick down that will downshift when floored like most automatic transmission. The previous owner installed a button that does the same job. My question is should i just push in the button and release or should i hold it down? Does anyone have any experience with the "kickdown button" Also, would the th350 use an electric or mechanical kick down.?

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Use of the pushbutton would depend on the type of switch used and how it is wired. 350 turbo's normally have cable type, mechanical "kick down"
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well all i know is its a little red button. Guess that doesnt give anyone much to go on. Ill examine it closer. Also should my foot be on the gas hard?, easy? not at all?
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Does the button actually downshift the transmission or is it a manual switch for a switch-pitch converter?
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We need to determine if the tranny in question is what this ol tranny guy knows as a Jetaway or os a T-400 that was refered to as a jetaway
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Old 04-30-2004, 06:39 AM
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A picture, or very detailed description would be a step in the right direction.
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