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Old 02-06-2014, 10:56 PM
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whunter whunter is offline
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Location: Metro Detroit, Michigan
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This is normal.

The torque converter nose pin is stuck in the crankshaft.

Pull the transmission off, be prepared for the fluid spill.

Pry and rock the torque converter until it separates from the engine..

Gently sand the torque converter nose pin, and wire wheel the crankshaft hole.

Apply wheel bearing grease to the torque converter nose pin and crankshaft hole.

Install a NEW torque converter seal.

When you install the torque converter into the transmission, there are THREE clunks (many rotations) before it is fully seated.
If it fails to fully seat, it will break the pump when mounted to the engine.

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