Are you supposed to fill a torque converter before installing? When installing the converter onto the transmission, please pour approximately one quart of ATF (automatic transmission fluid) into the converter before installing into the transmission. Using a light grease, coat the transmission seal, front pump bushing, and converter neck.
How does transmission fluid get into the torque converter? The torque converter casing connects to the flywheel, spinning at the same rate as the crankshaft, within the housing of the turbine. The impeller or centrifugal pump effectively flings the transmission fluid into the fins of the turbine that in turn spins or transmits the torque into the transmission.
Does torque converter need fluid? The transmission fluid is an important part of the torque converter in that it is used to provide the fluid coupling and smooth starts and without stalling the engine when the vehicle is stopped in gear.
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