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torque converter question

Probably a previously asked question, but here it is. What are the tell tale signs that a torque convertor is going or already bad? I have a VERY mild 440 with a 727 in a Dart with 3.23's and the car just doesn't want to accelerate, vibrates badly in drive while at a stop, and makes a growling noise at low speeds around 5-20 mph. I've checked the u-joints and the converter bolts are tight (even put a torque wrench on them to make sure). The car revs, but just doesn't have have any get up and go lately. The car has only been on the road a little last year (with out problems) and this summer. Any thoughts guys?

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Some Info here on the Converter Stator Operation @ bottom of Pg.2 continues on Pg.3.
Does sound like your problem.
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