torue converter

Asked by Sep 28, 2013 at 03:08 AM about the Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have pulled the trans and removed the torque converter and found the torque converter shaft has wear marks on it is it form the seal or is there a bush worn

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Was it leaking badly at the ft pump seal.... (torque converter install point). if so sounds like output shaft has excessive play. Can you remove the marks on the torque converter with an emery cloth? Are there grooves you can feel with your fingernail?

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if the marks don't disappear with polishing with the fine emory paper, you will probably want to replace it. yes there is a front bushing that the snout rides in and it may need to be replaced along with the seal.

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