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mafiacustomz 12-22-2011 12:07 PM

4l60 trans problem
 
i have a 91 caprice classic 5.0 305 and the torque converter went out i dont want to say blow up but the inside came apart now i was told when they do that it puts metal shavings in your trans and embeds in your clutchs. i tried to shack out the stuf in the converter and nothing came out what im getting at is do i have to rebuild or should i just take the pan off and check for shavings befor i get parts.

joshp83 12-22-2011 11:39 PM

yea when the converter goes it take out the tranny the metal gets into the clutches valve body and governer causing shifting issuses or no upshifts

mafiacustomz 12-23-2011 01:08 PM

ya that sucks looks like im going to get 1st hand exp with rebuilding trans i will never pay 700 to have one rebuilt

joshp83 12-23-2011 03:45 PM

good luck there not as bad as some

mafiacustomz 12-23-2011 04:16 PM

i guess its like everything else slow clean take apart replace put back together

joshp83 12-23-2011 09:41 PM

yea that about it

sqzbox 12-25-2011 06:54 PM

Or get lazy like me and buy a used one from the re-cycle yard, toss a kit in it, and go. :D Gives me more time to cook and eat ribs! :mwink:


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