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Torque converter only screeching when in reverse now

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by PetaKane, Nov 24, 2002.

  1. PetaKane

    PetaKane 1/2 ton status

    Apr 17, 2002
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    Oklahoma City OK
    I'm still getting the loud screech from the torque converter. When I first put it in, it did it as soon as I started the truck. I put in shorter bolts and the only problem I have now is that in reverse the converter still does it. Starts out loud and gets quieter, but it never goes away till I take it outta reverse. So, does anyone have any ideas of what this might be? Thanks
  2. Leadfoot

    Leadfoot 1/2 ton status Premium Member

    Nov 28, 2000
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    Western Massachusetts
    I don't know, but when mine did that (after a rebuild and a "new" converter), the converter internally blew and sent metal throughout the tranny. One good thing, is the converter manufacturer sent me a new tranny and converter, as mine was impregnated with miniscule pieces of steel.

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