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torque hub assembly for 2011 buick lacrosse cxl
Hi there. The bolt torque to the backing plate on the front hubs are 45 foot pounds of torque. If you need further assistance with the backing plate installation, then seek out a professional, such as one from Your Mechanic,...
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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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Procedure to replace lower ball joints and sway bar links and torque specification for all the front end components
Hi there. To replace the ball joints you would need to jack up the vehicle and put it on jack stands. Remove the tires, calipers, and brake rotors. Then put a jack under the lower control arm and remove the...
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Is 750 Nm a lot for a 2 L engine?
Yes, 754nm is a lot for a 2.0 liter engine - as in "not believeable". The Ford Ecoboost twin-turbo 2.0 liter engine makes approximately 375nm of torque in it's most favorable configuration - approx half the suggested number.
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All engine sensor failure, transmission problems after a car wash.
Hi there. The only thing that could cause the severe issues that you are having with your vehicle is a leak in the exhaust system and having cold water enter the catalytic converter causing the chamber to collapse. Check the...
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2006 Kia spectra stops shifting seemingly randomly.
Hi there. The transmission may have a failed harness or a failed computer (TCM). With having all of the shift solenoids and the torque converter clutch not functioning correctly, then there is a connection error. Remove the harness to the...
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P0740 - Torque converter clutch malfunction.
Hi there. The torque converter clutch code has came on for the input shaft sensor has picked up a different speed when the engine is running. The clutch is slipping in and out of lock. Check the transmission fluid and...
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I have a 1998 ford ranger(AT) its shifting roughly, when i come to a stop, the truck wants to keep going, and as a result, the truck stalls out.
The torque converter clutch is not releasing as the transmission is shifting. Try pulling the fuse to the torque converter labeled as TCC and see if the symptoms change. If the vehicle stops acting up, then the torque converter clutch...
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Used torque converter that came with Transmission and won't change into high gear.
Hi there. A worn torque converter will not cause the transmission to just loose the top gears only. A worn torque converter will cause the transmission to not drive or to have a lack of power to the wheels. The...
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What is the torque required for a inner tie rod?
Hi there. The inner part of the tie rod (differential-to-drive axle flange nut) is torqued between 40 to 47 foot pounds. The outer part of the tie rod (tie rod end nut) is torqued between 31 to 42 foot pounds....
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I need the location for the oIL pressure sensor on the wife's 2013 ford flex
The switch is threaded into the engine block toward the front of the car. You may have to remove the underbody cover to see it and get physical access with the special socket that is used to remove this style...
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Missing fuse box cover.
Hi there. When it comes to the torque on the spark plugs, most spark plugs are tightened to the stopping point and then an 1/8 turn more. If you need the specs of your spark plug, then measure the treads...
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The bolt that holds the plate for the power steering return lines, what size is it? Is it a torx? Is it a twelve point?
The bolt size that you need is 10 mm and the treads of 20 metric with a torque of 71 inch pounds. The best thing to do is take a thread gauge tool and check to see if the treads...
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When replacing the Longitudinal Torque Module with a new, OEM part do I need to have it programmed or re-calibrated after?
The new torque module are programmed and they have software already installed. This is like a computer that is ready for use that has software on it, but when it is turned on it prompts you to set up the...
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P0123 code 1999 Jeep Wrangler
Hi there - this may seem like a wild shot, but I wonder if your torque converter lock-up clutch is failing to release as you coast down, and the engine is having to fight it? I would think you would...
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What is the torque specifications for the engine mounts on my 1985 Isuzu Pick up
Hello. The torque specifications for the engine mounts on this engine are 25 foot pounds of torque. Make sure that there is no corrosion on the bolts.
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2007 Acura mdx 125K miles. Won't upshift above third gear. Codes p1717, p0842, and po743. Do I need a new transmission?
Hello, thank you for writing in. In this situation facing a potential several thousand dollars repair, you will likely feel better with a second inspection. The codes you have are for several electrical systems on the transmission. These do not...
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P1743 engine wants to stall when put in gear 2003 Ford Windstar
Hello - your car is stalling because the torque converter clutch is locked up and not releasing. It is acting just as a manual clutch would act if you kept your foot on the brake, and let the clutch out...
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I have a 2002 Chrysler 300m that had been sitting up for a year. I replaced the rack and pinion but when backing up steering is hard.
Hi there. The issue with the steering being hard seems to be with the pump still having air in it. Start the engine and open the bleed valve slightly. Turn the steering wheel several times from left to right and...
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Can I use the same torque converter from an old tranny that has been burnt out? 1994 Ford Mustang
Hello - while you could re-use the torque converter (both cars use the AODE 4-speed transmission), I wouldn't. Lots of reasons - if the old transmission self-destructed, there is virtually NO chance to get any debris captured in the old...

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