In this video, the experts at Summit Racing Equipment cover five of the most frequent transmission torque converter issues discussed with customers.

This includes vehicle performance-related issues that can be traced to your torque converter, including poor acceleration and sluggish or slow speed. Since this is often related to improper stall speed, they also provide a few key considerations for choosing the right converter stall speed–engine torque, rpm range, vehicle weight, and more. They also troubleshoot some installation issues, such as poor converter-to-flexplate clearance and improper converter engagement on transmission input shaft. Finally, the video examines common causes of premature converter wear and failure.

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Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.