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adjusting bands

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by stevechm, Nov 11, 2004.

  1. stevechm

    stevechm Junior Member
    Messages: 5

    What does adjusting bands mean, and what are timbrens?
    Thanks .
  2. johntwist

    johntwist Senior Member
    Messages: 415

    The types of linkages found on an automatic transmission are gear shift selection and throttle kickdown. The system can be a cable or a series of rods and levers. Whichever the type, they do not normally present a problem, and preventive maintenance usually involves only a visual inspection and lubrication of the pivot points of linkages or the cable. Adjustment of these linkages should only be done according to manufacturer’s specifications. If an automatic transmission is being used in severe service, snow plowing for instance, the manufacturer may suggest periodic band adjustment. Lockup bands are always adjusted to the manufacturer’s specifications after an overhaul. Bands are adjusted by loosening the locknut and torqueing the adjusting screw to a specified value. Then the band adjusting screw is backed off a specified amount of turns and the locking nut is tightened down. Not all bands are adjustable. For example, the General Motors turbo Hydra-Matic Model 400 does not have a band adjustment. If the band is worn to the point where it cannot perform its function, it has to be replaced.

    Go here to see what timbrens are: http://www.timbren.com/
  3. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    John couldn't have put it better. :drinkup:
    If you want to order timbrens at a good price, Big Nate sells them along with delfectors. Here's his link.
    Big Nate