F14 – Alpine 25-Spline Transmission Output Shaft

by Paul Almjeld in the December 2006 RootesReview: Have any of you ever tried to locate a driveshaft yoke for a 25 spline transmission output shaft? If so, you already know they are nearly impossible to find. The 25 spline shaft was used on very late Series V standard transmissions as well as on some (more…)

F2 – Tiger Transmission Locks in Gear

Author unknown My 1965 Tiger Mk I locks in gear, the shifter won’t move. It usually happens in city traffic when shifting up and down several times. All at once it just locks up, but I believe it’s almost always in 3rd gear. I usually just coast to a stop with clutch in or continue (more…)

Bulletin 67-43: Borg-Warner 35 Thumping Noise

GROUP: Automatic TransmissionSUBGROUP: AdjustmentDATE: 3-31-67 SUBJECT: Thumping Noise MODELS: All Models Equipped With Borg-Warner 35 Transmission Some cases of a thumping noise from the transmission have been reported when shifting into ‘D’ or ‘D1’. If you should encounter this, the following action is recommended: Be sure that engine idling speed is correct and that the (more…)

Bulletin 67-9: Borg-Warner 35 Adjustment

NUMBER: 67-9 DATE: Jan 23, 1967 GROUP: Transmission SUBGROUP: Adjustment MODELS: All Models SUBJECT: Borg Warner 35 Transmission It is very important that correct adjustment of the downshift cable and the selector linkage be carried out when servicing cars fitted with the Borg Warner ’35’ Automatic Transmission. Unless correct adjustment is carried out, severe damage (more…)

Bulletin 67-6: Borg-Warner 35 Front Pump Oil Leak

NUMBER: 67-6 DATE: Jan 23, 1967 GROUP: Borg Warner 35 Transmission SUBGROUP: Front Pump MODELS: All Models Equipped With Borg Warner 35 Transmission SUBJECT: Front Pump Oil Leak A number of cases have been reported where the front pump assembly is replaced to correct an oil leak, when actually only the oil seal was effected. (more…)

60-190: EasiDrive Throttle Spindle Nut

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION EASIDRIVE No. 190 June 9, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS It has come to our attention that the special shouldered nut Throttle Spindle, Part No. P117796 has, in some instances, backed off its threads and can be lost through normal operation of the vehicle. It was also found that in order to (more…)