Ford Sierra

1982-1993 of release

Repair and car operation

Ford Siyerra
+ 1.2. Car identification
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. General data
+ 4. Engines
+ 5. Coupling
- 6. Transmissions
   + 6.1. Mechanical four-speed transmission
   + 6.2. Mechanical five-speed transmission
   - 6.3. Automatic transmission of Ford C 3
      6.3.1. Technical characteristics
      6.3.2. Service and repair
      6.3.3. Check of level of oil in a transmission
      6.3.4. Check and washing of hydrokinetic transfer
      6.3.5. Check of pressure of oil in transmission operating time
      6.3.6. Test of an overload of the engine by hydrokinetic transfer
      6.3.7. Check in the course of movement
      6.3.8. Adjustment of a tape of a brake of forward planetary transfer
      6.3.9. Removal and transmission installation
      6.3.10. Removal and installation of a cable of the kick-down mechanism
      6.3.11. Removal and installation of the relay of safe start of the engine
      6.3.12. Malfunctions and methods of their elimination
+ 7. Driveshaft and back bridge
+ 8. Steering
+ 9. Suspension brackets
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Body
+ 12. Electric equipment

6.3.6. Test of an overload of the engine by hydrokinetic transfer


The engine should be started only at positions of the lever of gear shifting of "R" and "N". At the engine idling, installation of the lever of gear shifting in one of the provisions "R", "D", "2" or "1" should cause easy breakthrough of the car.

At increase in number of turns of the engine in situation "D" or "R" and the pressed pedal of a brake or the tightened lever of the hand brake the engine should work with number of turns no more, than 2600 about/minute. This test should not proceed more than 5 seconds. Pressure sizes at control number of turns also are idling specified in the corresponding table in subsection 6.3.1.