Clutch and Band Charts

Clutch and Band Chart

Application charts quickly pinpoint the area of an automatic transmission causing a shifting problem. Through a process of elimination, find the faulty component using this handy tool.

Automatic transmission brake band.

The vehicle's transmission slipped and neutralized in second gear and seemed to have no overdrive. After a test drive, the technician retrieves the solenoid, clutch, and band charts to find which devices apply or hold in the gear or gears associated with the problem. Notice a slipping 2-4 band would undoubtedly result in this condition.