ASSEMBLE TORQUE CONVERTER
Retaining Ring Pliers
CAUTION: Before the torque converter is assembled,
clearances must be correct for the torque converter to
operate with efficiency.
Install the ring in the groove that is in the
converter housing which is under the lip type
seal. Install the lip type seal in the converter
housing with tooling (A). Install the seal until it is
even with the outside surface of the housing and
with the lip of the seal toward the inside of the
Make sure strainer assembly (1) is clean and
free of dirt and foreign material.
Install strainer assembly (1).
Install tube assembly (2).
Heat two bearings (3) to a maximum
temperature of 275°F (1350C). Put the bearings
in position over the two retainers (4) as shown.