If you want to rebuild a torque converter and do a good job, you need to pay attention to many details. Unfortunately, in today’s business environment that critical attention to detail is often sacrificed in the race to just get the job done and get it done quickly. If you were fortunate enough to have a good mentor when you were learning about torque converters, you learned that there’s a right way and a wrong way to perform most tasks. In some cases there’s a right way and several wrong ways to do the same job.
One good example of this is installing the springs into a roller clutch. There’s only one correct way to install the spring – but three incorrect ways to install the same spring.
To understand the correct method of installing the spring, look at the spring itself (see Figure 1).
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Article No.: TCTIP-02-08
Author: Ed Lee
Total Pages: 2
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