2005 Acura Tsx Torque Converter

How do I know if my torque converter is failing?

When the torque converter starts malfunctioning, you may feel shuddering and even slipping in overdrive. You usually notice your car shuddering because it feels like it's vibrating. Your car will vibrate even when you're not going very fast. The shuddering makes the car lag and is very noticeable. via

Can a torque converter damage transmission?

Can A Bad Torque Converter Damage A Transmission? Yes, absolutely. Bad torque converters can cause overheating, friction damage, and transmission fluid degradation. The longer these problems continue, the more damaged your transmission will get. via

Can you replace a torque converter without replacing the transmission?

The torque converter itself is relatively inexpensive (between $150 and $350, depending on the vehicle), but 5-10 hours of labor is involved since the transmission must be removed in order to replace the torque converter. via

What does it feel like when your torque converter is going out?

Increased Stall Speed

A damaged torque converter will be unable to provide a seamless transfer of the engine's rotational force into hydraulic pressure. The downside to this is that there could be an increase in the normal stall speed, and as such, it could take the transmission more time to engage the engine. via

What happens if your stall speed is too low?

Converter stall speed must be high enough to put the engine into the torque range where it can most efficiently launch the car. If converter stall speed is too low, the car will be lazy leaving the line; if too high, there'll be excessive high-gear slippage—either case adds time to your e.t. via

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