What does the kick-down cable do? The kick-down cable connects from the throttle body to the transmission. Its purpose is to downshift the transmission when the throttle is opened past a certain point and the driver is demanding more power in order to quickly accelerate or pass someone How do you know you need kickdown cable replaced or repaired? The transmission will not downshift from a cruising speed no matter how far down the accelerator pedal is pushed The cable has broken internally The ends of the cable have broken off of the throttle or transmission How is the kick-down cable replaced by a mobile mechanic? The vehicle is jacked up and supported The cable is disconnected from the transmission and throttle body and removed The new cable is installed and re-connected to the transmission and throttle body How important is having your kick-down cable replaced? If the kickdown cable is not operating properly it will cause the transmission to feel sluggish. The transmission will not properly downshift when the driver demands more acceleration
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