how to tell if torque converter is junk?


Asked by Sep 07, 2014 at 11:00 AM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

tranny. slips and makes noise like a damper valve clunking in a manifold on older cars, it
also clunks in reverse. This seems more when it gets warmed up after running a while.

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Have you checked the driveshaft universal joints? HTH. -Jim

Tom Demyan

Only way to inspect the torque convertor is to remove the trans.

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