Give us a call for discounts on towing and shipping and custom installations. Does it happen in all gears or just one gear? The links I provided do give some tests an operator can do to try and isolate drive train problems. Customer responsible for return shipping on core items. Answers are appreciated because I have an opportunity to purchase a good used converter. I was never able to connect w Dr.
I was wondering if anybody could tell me the symptoms of a failing torque converter? Also I will go back to a Dodge dealer and do a re- adapt, although I would rather drive across the country and have Andy look it over. A and so took it to the Lynwood Mercedes Dealer. Roger Thanks for all your input, at this point I am going to change the fluid, filter and drop the pan in order to give it a good look over. You can receive a refund by returning a suitable old core. It worked great for a month or two but came back worse then ever.
They diagnosed it as a failed torque converter but the service salesman could not give me a logical answer as how they came to that conclusion and I do not trust their upselling and scare techniques. Even when overhauled, the same factory parts are installed resulting in the same problems. Because of the increased cooler flow, the transmission and converter will operate cooler, increasing the life of the tranny and converter. In my experience a bad torque converter often causes an ugly burned smell in the trasmission fluid, but my experience is limited so I did a search. Also have you checked the driveshaft over very thoroughly. Also it feels like the van does not shift down properly, like if I'm in 4th and it's rumbling and I tap it into 3rd it feels better.
So what exactly are the symptoms of a failing Torque Converter? I've looked the drive shaft over and don't really know what I am looking for. If you took extra care in keeping the drained fluid clean and it has low miles, you can reuse it. I have no confidence in the Mercedes dealer but maybe after all they are correct in their diagnosis?. Go visit a Dodge Sprinter dealer and have them reset the transmission adaptives. We can arrange to pick up your ride, custom build your transmission and have it ready in just 1-5 days. Light to medium loads and 90% rural highway. Is the torque converter clutch inside the torque converter? Doktor A 183,000 miles on the van and probably no more then 50k in the past two years.
A advised a re-adapt, Mercedes said they did it but maybe they didn't because they also stated they washed my van when obviously not. These links were interesting to me. If you are a top wrench, we will supply everything you need to perform the upgrade. What fluid did you use when you changed the fluid and filter and cleaned the speed sensors 2 years ago? How many miles have you put on in those 2 years. It worked great for a month or two but came back worse then ever.
You need to read a bit to separate the wheat from the chaff though. Mawsea, Have you tried a fluid and filter change? So what exactly are the symptoms of a failing Torque Converter? Valid on orders shipped in the contiguous United States. I've been reading from the internet a bit so that makes me doubly dangerous. Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm. Not everyone has the ability to correctly install a transmission. The best part of our modifications is there is no need for a complete transmission overhaul saving thousands of dollars. A advised a re-adapt, Mercedes said they did it but maybe they didn't because they also stated they washed my van when obviously not.
Reset of adaptation should have produced dramatic results in either case. Don't let them worry about any relearning of adaptives and let me know what happens. Answers are appreciated because I have an opportunity to purchase a good used converter. Don't wait for the transmissions to fail, you can save it now with just a phone call to our service department. I didn't see anything abnormal. Mercedes Benz shudder, judder 100% Fix. I would recommend dropping the pan for an examination of orifice, fluid and magnet.
The combination of their stator and specific application fin applies maximum power to your wheels, giving you more available engine power. It depends upon the failure mode. There was a lot of chips in the filter but from what I understand that is not abnormal. Most work can be performed in 3 days, with a loaner car available through appointment. Please refer to the core return instructions included with the part or contact customer service for more details.