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Old 06-15-2011, 06:30 PM   #1
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Took out the transmission today. Nice and easy.

Great big shop and what do I do, drop the transmission next to the wall.
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Not a big deal, rolled right out, love my trans jack.
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Well, I sure hope the problem is right in there.
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Don't see any wear here.
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The inside of that bellhousing looks kind of greasy like there is fluid leaking in there hows that seal looking?
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The fluid dripped out when I pulled the torque converter. The dirt may have been there, I don't recall cleaning that area up real good when I was working on it.
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yeah i figured the fluid but its dirty lol..And your doing all this due to your kr issue correct
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Yes. Found a service bulletin about KR issues under slight load being caused by worn splines in the torque converter. So I'm going to swap in a stock TC and see if that corrects the problem. I've determined it'* not the engine. I'm also going to take a peek at the diff, simply because it'* right there and it'* no big deal to check it.
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Alright well i hope you find the problem
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I'm really running out of things to check.
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yeah ive followed it not super close but close enough
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How do the pump shaft splines look when you look straight down on them? Any odd marks on the stator sprocket?
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I didn't see anything, but will look again real close.
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