Sizing Specifications for a Torque Converter?

Answer Torque converters are fluid couplings used to decouple an engine from its transmission at low rpm and automatically lock the two together at high rpm. All torque converters work in the same basic w... Read More »

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Stall Speed Specifications of a Torque Converter?

Automatic transmissions do not simply connect the engine to the drivetrain through a series of gears. The actual power output of the engine is first transmitted through a torque converter before be... Read More »

What Is a Torque Converter?

Torque converters are a type of fluid coupling used in almost all automatic-equipped vehicles. These components allow an engine to idle without a manually operated clutch and are now one of the mos... Read More »

What Happens When a Torque Converter Goes Bad?

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How to Tell When a Torque Converter Is Out?

A torque converter works similarly to the clutch on an automatic car or truck transmission. Problems with the torque converter can cause your transmission to malfunction and may cause lasting damag... Read More »