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dodge59
Posted 2023-06-08 6:30 PM (#630091)
Subject: best way to flush out a torque converter?



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what is the best way to flush out a fwlk cast iron  a-466  torqueflite  trans  Converter ?  My trans is all apart ... just thinking  now would be a good time to flush out .  I read somewhere that some solvents can damage internals . Thanks !

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Powerflite
Posted 2023-06-08 8:52 PM (#630095 - in reply to #630091)
Subject: Re: best way to flush out a torque converter?



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By having it rebuilt.
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dodge59
Posted 2023-06-09 10:10 AM (#630097 - in reply to #630091)
Subject: Re: best way to flush out a torque converter?



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question .... what was the idea to have 2 drain plugs on the converter ?
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dodge59
Posted 2023-06-09 10:10 AM (#630098 - in reply to #630091)
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question .... what was the idea to have 2 drain plugs on the converter ?



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58coupe
Posted 2023-06-09 10:47 AM (#630099 - in reply to #630091)
Subject: Re: best way to flush out a torque converter?



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very simple, to allow it to drain properly. It may also help keep it in balance. (neutral balance)
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dodge59
Posted 2023-06-09 10:52 AM (#630100 - in reply to #630091)
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and what does that mean 58coupe ? lay it flat or stand it upright ?
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Posted 2023-06-09 11:13 AM (#630101 - in reply to #630091)
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58coupe
Posted 2023-06-11 12:21 PM (#630153 - in reply to #630091)
Subject: Re: best way to flush out a torque converter?



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The drain plugs on the torque converter were installed so it could be drained while still in the car to be able to do a more complete oil change. Follow the instructions listed above.
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dodge59
Posted 2023-06-11 12:34 PM (#630154 - in reply to #630091)
Subject: Re: best way to flush out a torque converter?



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Thanks for input guys ! fwlk Best site ever !
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