MLPS Question - TCCoA Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-13-2004, 08:10 AM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 798
MLPS Question

If you didn't have an MLPS installed on the car or installed and not plugged in. Which gears would you have? Would you still have reverse? Also, how would the transmission know which gear you selected or engage a gear?

It's a not a question as if i'm going to try it, i was just sitting and wondering about it the other day.
Green95LX is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-16-2004, 12:46 PM
3rd Gear Chirper
 
hotbird's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Englewood FL
Age: 34
Posts: 2,399
The shifter is connected by a cable to a manual valve inside the transmission. This valve controls fluid flow to various components inside the trans, and controls actual gear engagements by routing hydraulic fluid to the correct places. Reverse would work, neutral would work, but you would not have reverse lights, and the car would not start because the reverse light and neutral start swithces are in the MLPS. Manual first, manual second, and drive would probably all put you into second gear because the EEC uses the MLPS to determine shifter position, and failing to see any signal from it, it would not know what gear you were in and would put the trans in limp-home mode by cutting the ground circuits to the shift solenoids, therefore putting the trans in second gear.

Second gear= both shift solenoids off.
hotbird is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-16-2004, 02:38 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 798
Thanks, exactly what i wanted to know.
Green95LX is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the TCCoA Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome