Torque Converter Components?

Answer Used as an automatic clutch system for automatic transmissions, a torque converter multiplies torque produced by a vehicle's engine. The torque converter is located between the engine and the trans... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

How to Choose a Torque Converter?

A torque converter is primarily used to increase the horsepower and torque available to accelerate a vehicle from a dead stop. It allows an automatic transmission to operate similar to a manual tra... Read More »