Q: RPM gauge goes from 5K to 2K - 2005 Nissan Maxima

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When I'm accelerate the rpm gauge goes to 5 then back 2. The engine also makes a loud noise when it does it. My friend told me it could be the torque converter. Could that be the issue

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