ADJUST UPPER ACCELERATOR
N O T E
Detent plunger is factory lubricated and
adjusted for a force of 35 to 40 pounds to
d e t e n t . If
lubrication or repair is required, see
U P P ER
PEDAL ASSEMBLY procedure on page
23-23. If adjustment only is required, do
the following steps.
Remove upper accelerator pedal
Loosen two locknuts (1). Turn two set
screws (2) in detent block (3) to right to
increase spring pressure on plunger (4), or
to left to decrease pressure. Use scale to
test for 35 to 40 pounds (16 to 18 kg) force
required to push plunger (4) through detent.
Install upper accelerator pedal (page 23-23).
Check operation of accelerator controls and
transmission shift points (steps 39 through
W A R N I N G
If you work on a carrier
that has been running, you
could be burned. All tasks
begin with a cooled down
carrier. Allow carrier to
cool or use care if you work
on a hot carrier.
Install power plant rear access panel
(page 24-27 or 24-29).
Install drivers power plant access panel
Close power plant front access door and
raise trim vane (see your -10).
Raise and lock ramp (see your -10).
Operate carrier until engine and
transmission are at normal operating
temperatures (see your -10).
With transmission range selector in 1-3 or
2-3 range and foot pedal held at full throt-
tle position (detent plunger contacting detent
screw but not compressing detent plunger),
upshift from second lockup to third converter
should occur at engine speed of 2640 to
If engine speed is not within specified range,
park carrier and stop engine.