What happens when a torque converter fails?

Answer When a torque converter fails, you may experience a loss in engine performance and hear loud clicking or banging noises when the vehicle is in gear. In extreme cases, a failed torque converter can ... Read More »

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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 »

What Happens When a Torque Converter Goes Bad?

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How to Unplug the Torque Converter?

Torque converters are used in automatic transmissions, with a similar function as a clutch in a manual transmission. The torque converter works with an automatic transmission to measure ideal shift... Read More »