How does torque converter work?

Answer Torque converters (TCs) are fluid couplings installed between an engine and transmission that allow the engine to idle without engaging the transmission. Torque converters have a number of advanta... Read More »

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How Does a Torque Converter Work?

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Why Does a Torque Converter Whine?

Automatic transmission torque converter whine is a common ailment in cars, but it doesn't necessarily mean a transmission overhaul. Instead, the whine could be a result of too much space between th... Read More »

How much does a torque converter cost?

Torque converters for vehicles, which are also known as stall converters, can be priced from $135 for a 1984 Honda Accord to $295 for a 2008 Cadillac CTS. Most racing torque converters can cost bet... Read More »

What Does Stall Speed of a Torque Converter Mean?

Torque converters allow an engine to idle without engaging the transmission. The revolutions per minute (RPM) at which a converter begins to transfer power from engine to transmission is called th... Read More »