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Torque converter vibrates - 2005 Chevrolet Avalanche 2500
Torque convertor "shuddering" is a cycle where the torque convertor tries to lock up, can't, and re-cycles repeatedly. General Motors has a service bulletin - TSB Reference #3438A, that addresses this issue. Discuss this issue with your dealer.
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Truck wont accelerate over 20mph. what can it be
Either you have a blocked exhaust like a bad converter, a muffler clogged from a broken up converter, or you have a bad ignition module or fuel pressure problem. First try replacing the fuel filter to see if it is...
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Strange grinding sound from front end
You may have bent something on that side, notably a suspension part, HOWEVER the fact that you have the noise with the car stationary with the brakes applied is NOT consistent with damage to a suspension part. The car would...
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Wrong engine ,convertor doesnt fit what to do next?
Hey there, thank you for asking about your 2004 Dodge Durango. The 2004 Dodge Durango came with a few different motor options: the 3.7L V-6, the 4.7L V-8, and the 5.7L V-8. It sounds like potentially you may have just...
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Tcc solenoid broke .
Your best option is to buy a service manual; it will detail the steps required to replace the TCC solenoids. Unfortunately, YourMechanic does not work on transmissions so it may be necessary to take the car to a transmission shop,...
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Car doesn't drive when cold
Usually mechanics make the mistake in referring to things that might confuse a car owner. In an automatic transmission there is a torque converter, which is comprised of multiple components including t a turbine, an impeller, a stator, and a...
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Hi I think my gas converter is gone, last time my mechanic charged me 700 Aud for it, lookin on eBay they're going for 50$ recondintioned
Hello. Depending on the vehicle you have and how many converters you have will cost you about 2 hours labor. Be aware of reconditioned converters as there is no regulation to control the quality of the parts.
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I'm having problems with code po740
Hi there. In order to be able to give you more exact information I would need to know whether or not the vehicle is equipped with the CVT transmission. It sounds like you have the regular transmission in your vehicle....
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Engine light came on saying transmission system malfunction.
Hi there. The code is coming up for the torque converter clutch (TCC) is not working. Check the TCC fuse and see if it has blown. If the fuse is good, then the solenoid on the transmission that controls the...
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The engine makes a noise when it is in neutral or when i drive.
Hi there. The noise you are hearing could be the torque converter (automatic) or clutch (manual). The part could be loose or have a balance issue causing the part to move around and make some sort of noise. If the...
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Does the transmission have to come out to put it in?
Hi there. The transmission needs to be removed if you are removing an engine (front wheel drive), removing a torque converter (automatic) or removing a clutch (manual). Anything else like removing an engine in a rear wheel drive, shifter, or...
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Flywheel to torque converter installation
Hello and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The 2007 Dodge Durango could have had a different transmission. I suggest putting on the old flex plate that was on your old engine onto the newer engine. Then the bolts will align up...
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Diagnose torque converter selenoid or transmission
Hi there. The computer could be putting the vehicle into limp mode due to an issue that may be happening and reduces the engine performance. Check the battery, alternator, and all of the sensors on the engine and make sure...
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I have a 2000 lexus es300 and the engine light is flashing non stop, there is a rotten egg smell, white smoke coming from tailpipe
It sounds like the catalytic converter has failed. When the catalyst material inside the converter either becomes plugged, or breaks loose and doesn't allow for exhaust to flow, it causes friction between the escaping exhaust gas and the converter body....
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My car broke down and won't move.
Hi there. There are several things that could cause your vehicle to not move, however, with the loud clinking noise the transmission has something that broke in it. Is seems that either a bearing inside the transmission failed and has...
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Lots of vibration after 4000revs on my car 2005 Vauxhall Astra
Hi there - I believe the torque converter lockup clutch is failing - given your advanced mileage. Juddering is the primary symptom of a failing clutch, and would be occurring in that RPM range. I would suggest a engine/transmission inspection...
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Loss of power when in gear. Replaced spark plugs and the same problem continues.
Hi there. If the engine runs great operating in park or neutral, then there may be a problem with the brake system or transmission issue. First check the brakes and see if they are released. Put the vehicle in neutral...
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Transmission won't shift into lockup.
Hi there. Check the TCC (Torque Converter Clutch) fuse and see if its blown. If the fuse is working fine, then either the torque converter clutch is burned or the seal on the input shaft to the transmission has split....
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engine to transmission bolts are not coming through the flex plate holes.
Hi there. The torque converter is at an angle and is not aligning up properly. Remove the starter if you have not done so and bar the flex plate over to turn the engine slowly. When you see the bolt...
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My car starts, runs, and goes into gear but it won't move.
Hi there. Check the torque converter bolts and make sure that they are installed into the flex plate. The sound is the torque converter hitting the sides of the bell housing. It also could be the flex plate being broke...

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