4r100 Torque Converter Slip ?? - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums



4r100 Torque Converter Slip ??

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-09-2004, 02:35 PM
Craig64 Craig64 is offline
Senior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 205
Craig64 is starting off with a positive reputation.
4r100 Torque Converter Slip ??

Got a 2wd '01 F-250 and I recently had my front trnny seal replaced after it blew while backing my boat into my driveway. Had the seal replaced and shop said the torque converter looked good and fluid/screen looked clean so back it went.

Just got my boat out and started towing again and now I'm noticing a definite shuddering/pulsating in first gear while under heavy load. Only seems to happen when I'm towing. Boat weighs ~5,500 lbs.

Does this sound like my torque converter slipping?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-09-2004, 05:27 PM
CAT_man_963's Avatar
CAT_man_963 CAT_man_963 is offline
Posting Guru
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Elverson, PA
Posts: 2,248
CAT_man_963 is starting off with a positive reputation.
My first thought is check the driveshaft carrier bearing. I've read a few posts about that causing a vibration - especially when first starting off with a load. Mine does it a TINY bit 'cause I changed the 2" rear blocks to 4" without changing the carrier bearing spacing. Good luck and hope it's NOT the tranny!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-09-2004, 09:53 PM
Craig64 Craig64 is offline
Senior User
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 205
Craig64 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Thanks Cat_man. That makes a lot of sense cause I did recently add an additional 1.5" of spacer blocks to the rear to level the truck out and I didn't change the spacing on the bearing either. I hope you're right.
Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Torque converter question crewcab96 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 3 06-01-2014 01:42 AM
RCD TRIPLE DISC BILLET TORQUE CONVERTER SANDDEMON08 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 2 12-01-2013 10:57 AM
E4OD Torque Converter Slipping? 90f150302 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 22 06-10-2010 07:43 PM
Torque converter shudder PigFarmer Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 12 11-20-2008 09:58 PM
AOD slipping in OD 88bronc Clutch, Transmission, Differential, Axle & Transfer Case 6 01-13-2003 09:33 PM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums >

Tags
2000, 4r100, 73, 97, blew, converter, convertet, diesel, f250, ford, powerstroke, seal, slip, slipping, torque

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:22 PM.