<VV> Changing C878 Power Glide gear shift o-ring. How to get the rod off?
ivaldes at hal-pc.org
Mon Sep 4 21:38:20 EDT 2017
Lisa works again!
On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 2:45 PM, Ignacio Valdes <ivaldes at hal-pc.org> wrote:
> Okay I finally got back to this. I had 4 inches of water in my garage from
> Hurricane Harvey but no harm no foul. Many of my neighbors are harmed and
> fouled. It would appear that I think I found the problem. Note in the
> after picture the fitting to the right has a sleeve which goes over a ball
> deeper in the transmission. The after picture shows clearly that the
> fitting sleeve is not on the ball holding it at the proper orientation. I
> have put it back on. I am waiting for the Permatex #2 on the pan gasket to
> dry before filling it and trying it. I wonder how garages make deadlines
> since the Permatex #2 directions which say wait 24 hours before filling.
> On Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM, Ignacio Valdes <ivaldes at hal-pc.org>
>> The good news: O'Reillys had a viton o-ring assortment. They also had a
>> grommet assortment.
>> The bad news: I put it all together again and every shift position was
>> forward. No neutral, no reverse. So I opened it all back up again. I don't
>> see any problem. I have a before and after picture of the shift shaft that
>> is apparently too big to post. They look exactly the same to me. What did I
>> do wrong?
>> On Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 11:45 AM, Ignacio Valdes <ivaldes1 at gmail.com>
>>> Will a danco 3/8 x 1/4 x 1/18 o-ring work?
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Jul 8, 2017, at 10:52 AM, Ignacio Valdes <ivaldes at hal-pc.org> wrote:
>>> Putting a screwdriver in the right side fitting and wiggling while
>>> prying on the linkage made the shift shaft come out. However, the C878
>>> o-ring looks way too big. Less of a problem but still a problem the
>>> steering linkage rubber grommet disintegrated.
>>> On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 4:06 PM, Ignacio Valdes <ivaldes at hal-pc.org>
>>>> Hi, my transmission leaks possibly at the Clarks part C878 o-ring where
>>>> the shift rod enters the transmission. I have a new C878 and I am trying to
>>>> change it. I have the pan off and am trying to see how to slide the rod out
>>>> but right now it isn't obvious. See picture. It seems to resist on the
>>>> right side of the 'clip' that is on the ribbed rod. I don't want to damage
>>>> this for obvious reasons. Is there a right way to do this?
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