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Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:37 pm 
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i've just brought a au and the torque convertor isn't locking at all so sits on about 2100 revs cruzing at 100k, is there a simply reason y this is or can i simply make a bypass switch or anyhting if its in the computer?

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:40 pm 
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Could be stuffed torque converter, or lock solenoid is cactus.

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:44 pm 
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has it got 3.45's?

I've been driving in a BA that refused to go into 4th. and second... funny, its on its 4th tranny at 120,000

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 10:48 pm 
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nope its a 3.08, so what should i do first go ahead and swap convertors, auto or can i do a test some how to cancel out some problems first?

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 11:30 pm 
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is a eb convertor same as au, i have my auto box and convertor left over from when i changed my eb to manual so if it comes down to being the auto or convertor can i just use what i have?

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 1:45 am 
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Krytox wrote:
has it got 3.45's?

I've been driving in a BA that refused to go into 4th. and second... funny, its on its 4th tranny at 120,000


As a side note BA XT's don't go into fourth until at least 70k's.

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:52 pm 
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This one would sit in 3rd for about 2-3 mins at around 80-90k's.

Dropped 3 trans in 2 yrs in qld, and one here.

prolly the ecu after all this! :/

 

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Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 7:39 pm 
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oh i forgot to mention that it is a ex taxi, in top condition only paid 1000 bucks registered, but just wondering if the lock up was disconected becuase of it being a taxi with the city driving, if this is the case would they have change the convertor or just messed with the wiring or something?

 

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Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 2:40 pm 
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Soleniod S7 could be playing up but more likely to be the torque converter. Mine is doing the same when trans is hot, im changing the trans tomorrow.
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Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2007 6:35 pm 
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ebgun92 wrote:
oh i forgot to mention that it is a ex taxi, in top condition only paid 1000 bucks registered, but just wondering if the lock up was disconected becuase of it being a taxi with the city driving, if this is the case would they have change the convertor or just messed with the wiring or something?


do I read in top condition? obviously its not if the transmision is taking a dive. does it slip at all? I mean when its not on the highway doing 100?

 

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