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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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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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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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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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Ford Laser 2002 KQ model wheel bearing Specs i.e torque
The front and rear axle nuts are the same torque of 175 ft lbs or 235 nm.
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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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